#SB7 would criminalize election officials & people who give voter assistance (like caregivers), cut voting hours that Black & brown Texans rely on, create new barriers for disabled voters & more.
Gov. Abbott's special session will do anything but protect "election integrity".
@johnlegend The scariest is that they would be able to overturn results. They need to act at a federal level (but that will never happen)
@johnlegend Senators Manchin and Sinema hold the key. They need to agree to getting rid of the racist filibuster rule.
@johnlegend The racism in these comments...are f*cking horrendous.
@johnlegend Come on, file the papers. The US could use a Congressman Legend.
Follow & give to these orgs on the ground advocating for the rights of millions of TX voters ➡️ @TxDisabilities @MOVE_texas @CCauseTexas @TXCivilRights @LWVTexas
And learn more about the #ForThePeopleAct from @CCauseTexas.
This happened over the weekend and it's bigger than just Texas.
State lawmakers all around the country are waging an unprecedented attack on our freedom to vote.
That's why Congress must pass the #ForThePeopleAct. We must protect our democracy.
2/ Midnight was the deadline for the Texas House to approve the legislation that would alter nearly the entire voting process, create new limitations to early voting hours, ratchet up voting-by-mail restrictions and curb local voting options. #TXlege