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Republicans Oppose Proposed Law That Would Fight White Supremacy, Restore Democracy and Empower Black Voters

Caleb J. Gayle
The Root

Democrats have proposed H.R. 1, a bill that would make our democracy more equitable, improved access for vulnerable groups to have a real say in how we are governed, and roll back voting restrictions that have disproportionately harmed people of color.

That’s why it is the first bill of the new Democratic House majority—and likely why Senate Republicans have expressed strong opposition to it, given that the GOP, with a strong assist from the Supreme Court, is responsible for most of the laws in recent years that have made it harder for certain groups of Americans to vote.

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