Georgia GOP Governor Kemp Rapidly Indicators Large Voter Suppression Invoice Into Regulation One Hour After Passage

Despite three recounts and virtually no electoral fraud, Republican Governor Brian Kemp has just signed a massive 95-page bill to suppress voters. As foreign minister, Kemp manipulated the electoral roll to ensure his victory in the gubernatorial race against Democrat Stacey Abrams.

The Atlanta Journal Constition reports that Governor Kemp “on Thursday quickly enacted a major revision of Georgian electoral rules, imposing voter ID requirements, limiting dropboxing and allowing the state to run local elections after last year’s tight presidential contest” .

Georgia House passed the comprehensive legislation around 2:00 p.m. Thursday by 100-75 votes. At 5:23 p.m., the Senate passed the law. Less than an hour later, Kemp signed the law.

The Voter Suppression Act “introduces new restrictions on postal voting and gives lawmakers greater control over the conduct of elections,” reports the AP.

“We are witnessing a massive and fearless attack on the franchise unlike anything we have seen since the Jim Crow era,” said Gloria Butler, minority leader in the Democratic State Senate. The new law is filled with “tactics to suppress voters”.

The law is mostly aimed at minority communities, which makes it more difficult for people of color to vote.

“It’s like the Christmas tree of goodies for the suppression of voters,” said Senator Jen Jordan of Democratic State on Thursday, CNN reported.

Voting expert Ari Berman says Kemp’s new law allows “state / district takeover of electoral bodies, unlimited electoral challenges, dropboxing restrictions and the crime of balancing food and water for voters.”

“It is being challenged in court,” he promises.

Brian Kemp signed Georgia GOP Voting Suppression Act # sb202

2 weeks ago I asked @staceyabrams what she would say to Kemp if he signed anti-voting laws: “People won’t forget the leadership that stole their votes”

– Ari Berman (@AriBerman) March 25, 2021

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