Courage for America on MAGA Voter Intimidation Bill: “MAGA Republicans Have Shown They’re Willing to Use Any Strategy […] to Usurp Power”

MAGA Republicans’ Efforts to Disenfranchise Voters, Further Empower Mega Donors Must be Called Out 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, MAGA House Republicans formally introduced their bill to intimidate voters, boost the influence of billionaires and corporations in our democracy, and clear a path to overturn any election results that get in the way of their power grab.

At a time when record numbers of young people and people of color are registering to vote and participating in our democracy, this bill would disenfranchise millions by enacting draconian anti-voter policies that directly contradict what Americans have already said they support to protect their freedom to vote. The bill also furthers the power of special interests and corporate mega donors over the voice of voters, despite waning trust in our democracy, and turns Washington, DC into a legislative playground for MAGA Republicans to experiment with voter suppression measures.

Naveed Shah, spokesperson for Courage for America, released the following statement in response to the introduction of MAGA Republicans’ extreme anti-voter bill:

“I fought for this country because I believe in defending democracy, yet time and again, MAGA Republicans in the House prove that some of the greatest threats to democracy are at home. This bill that empowers those who violently stormed the Capitol on January 6th is the newest, and perhaps gravest, threat in their fight to intimidate voters.”

“MAGA Republicans have shown they’re willing to use any strategy, from violence to manipulating the legal system, to usurp power. These people are not ‘patriots.’ This extreme anti-voter act is a blatant display of the MAGA Republicans’ deep disdain for the struggle for true democracy. It stands in sharp contrast to the values of freedom, equality, and justice that America is built on. Courage for America will stand firm in holding every politician who champions this antidemocratic legislation accountable.”

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