Sensible gun laws, a safer environment, campaign finance reform, affordable access to health care, and many other progressive priorities are supported by an overwhelming majority of the American people. But they aren't the law of the land. That isn't an accident. Republicans know they don't enjoy popular support. So, keeping certain people from voting is at the heart of their election strategy. We have to fight voter suppression, but we can't just play defense anymore. iVote is going on offense to fight to expand access to voting to ensure more people vote... because if everyone voted our democracy would finally reflect the will of all its people.
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Veterans are ready to join the fight for electoral reform

Connor is the founder of Bunker Labs and the Collective Academy and the chief executive officer of Veterans for Political Innovation.

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Join 240+ companies urging Congress to amend the 1965 Voting Rights Act

Video: Join 240+ companies urging Congress to amend the 1965 Voting Rights Act

On October 5, 2021, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate. Business for America and its member companies are proud to support this legislation to ensure that voting rights are protected for all eligible Americans. In 1970, 1975, 1982, and 2006 the Voting Rights Act was reauthorized with overwhelming bipartisan support.

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Voting rights legislation named for the late Rep. John Lewis is a potential bright spot for democracy, writes Carney.

The Civic Voice: Why democracy needs good news

Eliza Newlin Carney is a journalist and founder of The Civic Circle, which uses the arts to empower young students to understand and participate in democracy. This is the first in Carney's new monthly column, The Civic Voice.
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