James Clyburn proposes renaming voting rights bill after John Lewis

James Clyburn proposes renaming voting rights bill after John Lewis

A proposal by Majority Whip James Clyburn to rename legislation which aims to restore a key provision of the Voting Rights Act after late Rep. John Lewis has been approved by the House. The proposal was approved by unanimous consent. Mr. Lewis played a critical role in the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. The Act established more protections for people registering to vote in the South.

Sandra
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Thank u congressman.. It is a fitting tribute the the man who laid his mind body n soul in the line for the scared right of all to vote equally without the bs obstacles placed there to disenfranchise the ones voice

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