We’ve collected the best Suppression Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Michael Shellenberger, Saul Bellow, Kayleigh McEnany, Jason Kander, Ephraim Mirvis. Use them as an inspiration.
Voter ID laws are the most potent form of voter suppression legislation.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has been an adviser to Trump, although he still very publicly couldn’t land a job in the president‘s Cabinet, despite providing that counsel. And Kobach has a long history of making up facts to help him pass unfair voter suppression laws and push extreme anti-immigrant proposals.
While silence can in some circumstances bespeak noble self-control, it can also signify suppression, oblivion or cowardice.
Despite allegations by liberal advocacy groups that voter suppression tactics by the right hindered minority voting, blacks represented 13 percent of the electorate in 2012, a percentage about equivalent with 2008.
Restoring the rights of individuals who have served their time and reentered society is the right thing to do. Virginia‘s felon disenfranchisement policy is rooted in a tragic history of voter suppression and marginalization of minorities, and it needs to be overturned.
I believe there should be political consequences for politicians who commit voter suppression.
I know from firsthand experience that claims of non-existent voter fraud are used to raise fears, steamroll facts, and overcome common sense, resulting in laws that have nothing to do with ballot security and everything to do with voter suppression and discrimination.
The Tea Party emerged from a laudably grassroots base: libertarians, fervent Constitutionalists, and ordinary people alarmed at the suppression of liberties, whether by George W. Bush or Barack Obama.
Voter suppression laws, overzealous filibuster use, you name it – the Republicans use every tactic they can to stop our democracy from actually selecting the person with the most support.
Voter suppression is at the very core of the Trump re-election strategy.
I’m going to continue to do the work we’re doing on voter suppression, supporting the work that’s being done by Fair Count, ensuring a fair Census count.
Let’s be clear: Voter suppression is real.
Shyness is invariably a suppression of something. It’s almost a fear of what you’re capable of.
Hong Kong people stand in the front line to confront authoritarian suppression.
Ego suppression can be an act of ostentation.
Despite all the gains for democracy in the world, in many countries anyone who wants to publish truths unwelcome to the government risks suppression and criminal punishment.
To me, it’s a different kind of voter suppression to constantly try to make people feel like the election is over before it’s even begun.
Voting the names of the dead, and the nonexistent, and the too-mentally-impaired to function, cancels out the votes of citizens who are exercising their rights – that’s suppression by any light.
From partisan gerrymandering and unlimited corporate money flooding our elections to voter suppression legislation, the Republican Party, aligned with Trump, has waged a war on our democracy.
We need to end voter suppression and protect access to the ballot. We need to teach the truth about white supremacy in our classrooms. And we must prioritize Black liberation in its totality. Only then will we be truly free.
As the country has become more diverse, not just states like California and New York, but throughout the nation, it’s no coincidence that we have seen a resurgence of white supremacy and violent extremism. And history’s clear: voter suppression is rooted in white supremacy.
The ability to reach a catastrophic forest fire quickly can not only save millions in fire suppression costs, it can save structures and, most importantly, lives.
It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives have voiced concern over the precedence that are being set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.