National Voter Registration Day Is a Civic Duty

Posted by | September 22, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By (Monika Greenhow)

Since the 2000 elections, when I was first awakened to the fight for voting rights, I’ve come to realize the importance of National Voter Registration Day as a civic duty, and a means to proactively combat the divisive aims and effects of voter suppression. Steeped in oppressive roots, voter suppression laws and tactics continue to undermine democracy in the United States. Since January 2013, 15 states have introduced bills that make it harder to vote, particularly for people of color and the economically disadvantaged.

Source: AFL-CIO

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