Missing the facts:
".......49 states in the 2021 legislative session alone, and at least 19 states enacted 34 laws that restrict access to the ballot,...."
That statement notes that 49 of 50 States in the U.S. are advocating for some form of voter restrictions and suppression.
Representative Kweisi Mfume
For Immediate Release
Congressman Kweisi Mfume’s Statement on the Senate's Failure to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act
January 19, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) issued the following statement on the Senate's failure to pass critical voting rights legislation today.
“A record number of Americans voted in the 2020 elections
because of expanded Election Day, vote-by-mail, and early voting
opportunities. Less than one year later, state lawmakers in at least 19
states enacted 34 laws that restrict access to the ballot with many more on
the way. Unfortunately, the U.S. Senate has proven it is more committed to
protecting the filibuster than it is the right to vote,” said Congressman
More on the Congressional Effort for the Freedom to Vote
Last week, the House passed the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act which will do the following.
The current landscape of state electoral systems:
This evening, the Senate failed to overcome procedural hurdles, thereby leaving the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act to languish indefinitely in its Chamber.