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That Time Stacey Abrams Suppressed the Vote

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That Time Stacey Abrams Suppressed the Vote

Stacey Abrams speaks at the Center for American Progress 2019 Ideas Conference in Washington, D.C., May 22, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

The activist started Jim Crow 2.0 in Georgia.




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B
y the time the reader of the Stacey Abrams book Our Time Is Now gets to page 89, he is numb with the relentless contentions that any effort to make the Georgia elections system more secure or economical, any bureaucratic mistake or inefficiency, is evidence of a dastardly scheme to suppress the vote.

Then, he is jolted alert again when Abrams writes how while in the state legislature in 2011, she co-sponsored legislation to slash the early-voting period in Georgia in half — and succeeded.

Yes, by her own logic, Stacey Abrams suppressed the vote in Georgia and did it more blatantly …

Published at Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:53:22 +0000