Talking to NAACP, Biden Blasts Voting Restrictions

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says it's time the public turns against a raft of new laws that restrict the ability to vote.

Biden said the laws masquerade as anti-voter fraud measures, but are intended to making voting harder and lessen the number of people who cast ballots. He noted that they come as a Republican majority on the Supreme Court has gutted the Voting Rights Act, a law which enjoyed strong Republican support for decades. He called the GOP's shift "an aberration."

Biden was in Las Vegas to speak to the NAACP's annual convention and attend a rally for a Democratic congressional candidate. On Thursday he will address the National Urban League in Cincinnati.


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