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November 1, 2011

"This focuses on many who would be disenfranchised, those on the lower socio-economic strata, the minority community, the elderly community, those are the targeted forces here and an outright attempt to dissuade those who are eligible from voting."

November 1, 2011

"...the stability of each of our communities and our nation rests on the fragile read of trust, trust of the people. that trust enshrines in our right to vote. and our obligation to do so."

November 1, 2011

"I stand today on the floor of the house to say, we will never give up the fight, we're going to fight these voter I.D. laws, we're going to fight these laws that are going to intimidate our voters, intimidation, fear and oppression will not survive this election of 2011 or 2012."

November 1, 2011

"They have the nerve to claim that their voter I.D. laws will protect elections that are allegedly riddled by fraud, but they're really trying to fix a problem that does not exist."

November 1, 2011

Mr. Speaker, we are a year away from an election – one that will shape the course of our nation for several years ahead. The choice we make will be pivotal, and in order to make certain that it reflects the direction our people want to take, we ought to do everything we can to ensure that all who have the right to cast a ballot can do so. Equal access to the ballot is the most fundamental right we all have as Americans. It is what preserves our democracy and instills confidence in our system of government.

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