• Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Plans to Protect Voting Rights

    11 days ago - By Essence

    Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images By Rayna Reid · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 On the heels of President Biden declaring his commitment to protect the fundamental right to vote, Attorney General Merrick Garland followed up today with a policy address on voting rights. “To meet the challenge of the current moment, we must rededicate the resources of the Department of Justice to a critical part of its original mission: enforcing federal law to protect the franchise for all eligible voters,” he said. In calling upon the origins of the DOJ, Mr. Garland referenced how past Administrations...
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