Tag: Voter ID Laws
By Emily Dhatt. Thursday, January 16 2014
S. 1975, a new election modernization bill in Massachusetts, would allow early voting, online voter registration, and preregistration, as well as other updates to make voting more fair. These reforms are vital for making elections accessible to as many Bay Staters as possible. That’s why Sara Brady of the organization MassVOTE started several MoveOn Petitions to the legislature, encouraging them to pass the bill.
Massachusetts | Voter ID Laws | voter registration | voter suppression | voting rights | Voting Rights Act
By Emily Dhatt. Wednesday, November 20 2013
This year, the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act and dozens of U.S. states got busy introducing restrictive voting bills that would prevent poor, minority, and elderly voters from making it to the polls. Meanwhile, Massachusetts legislators were working to pass an election modernization bill that would allow online voter registration and early voting. That’s why Sara Brady of the organization MassVOTE started several MoveOn Petitions asking members of the Massachusetts General Court to stand up for the state’s voters and pass the bill.
Massachusetts | MoveOn Victories | Victories | Voter ID Laws | voters | voting rights
By Stefanie Faucher. Monday, September 9 2013
MoveOn members joined Frank Burton on Friday, September 6th for a rally in front of Yelp’s corporate headquarters in San Francisco to demand that the company withdraw its membership from the right-wing lobbying group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
ALEC | stand your ground | Voter ID Laws | Yelp
By Stefanie Faucher. Thursday, July 11 2013
Today, led by North Carolina resident Shawn Trimble, MoveOn members gathered at North Carolina’s Capitol building to deliver a petition with more than 11,000 signature to members of the legislature and Governor McCrory.
Medicaid | North Carolina | unemployment | Voter ID Laws | war on women
By Angie Aker. Friday, September 21 2012
You’ve been warned. This is not safe for work or for kids. But it’s the truth.
2012 Elections | Economic Fairness | Eye-Opening | Hilarious | Progressive | Shocking | videos | voter id | Voter ID Laws | voter purge | voter registration | voter suppression | Voting
By MoveOn. Tuesday, September 18 2012
It seems they’ll do anything to get into the White House.
2012 Election | Bill Clinton | Graphics | Immigration | Mitt Romney | Paul Ryan | poverty | Progressive | Republicans | The 99% | voter id | Voter ID Laws | voter suppression | Voting
By Brandon. Friday, September 7 2012
Rep. John Lewis was a Freedom Rider over 50 years ago. He reminds us of where we’ve come from and cannot ever go back to.
2012 Elections | Barack Obama | civil liberties | Democrats | DNC 2012 | Eye-Opening | Freedom Riders | Inspiring | Media | Radical Right | Rep. John Lewis | Republicans | Touching | videos | Voter ID Laws | voter purge | voter suppression | Voting
By MoveOn. Monday, August 20 2012
Just don’t expect him to show “you people” what he’s hiding in his tax returns.
Eye-Opening | GOP | Graphics | John Boehner | Mitt Romney | Paul Ryan | Progressive | Republicans | The 99% | Voter ID Laws | voter suppression | Voting
By Angie Aker. Thursday, June 21 2012
Could it be that it would actually help him win Florida in November? Enquiring minds should ask Mitt Romney to publicly condemn anything that prevents citizens from voting, no matter what their race.
2012 Elections | Eye-Opening | Gov. Rick Scott | Graphics | Immigration | Mitt Romney | Progressive | Radical Right | Voter ID Laws | voter suppression
By MoveOn. Wednesday, May 2 2012
Let’s share this to spread the message that we are going to stand up for our right to vote!
2012 Elections | GOP | Gov. Scott Walker | John Boehner | Nonpartisan | Paul Ryan | Republicans | Tennessee | videos | Voter ID Laws | voter suppression