Voting Rights Once Had Bipartisan Support
Last updated 11/1/2021 at 12:18pm
Editor’s note: The following guest column was written by Kelly Hawes, with CNHI news.
A recent Facebook post from an affiliate of the conservative Heritage Foundation accuses Senate Democrats of mounting a crusade against election integrity.
It calls the Freedom to Vote Act the “Freedom to Cheat Act,” and it nicknames an earlier bill, the For the People Act, “The Corrupt Politicians Act.” Both bills, it says, would “automatically register ineligible voters.”
That’s not exactly true.
“While there is a provision in the Freedom to Vote Act that requires states to offer au...