To mark the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Democrats launched www.votingrightsmatter.com. Take a look at the site and read some of the tweets below from Democratic leaders on why this issue is so important.
48 yrs ago, #VRA opened the doors of democracy to every American. We must now strengthen this law to protect our most basic right to vote.— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) August 6, 2013
Every citizen in NC deserves an equal opportunity to participate in the democratic process & make his or her voice heard #votingrightsmatter— Senator Kay Hagan (@SenatorHagan) August 6, 2013
Now Congress must restore #VRA protections. We must work in bipartisanship to protect all voters from discrimination— Sen. Patrick Leahy (@SenatorLeahy) July 31, 2013