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    Rights Act now needs to be brought across the nation, not just to focus on the areas of the country where racism was known as a pattern in the 1960's.  Yes, there have been lawsuits filed in other areas under the VRA, but we now need to bring it forward so the planned denial of rights to areas in other parts of the country, from Voter ID laws to probable gerrymandering, restrictions on voting hours, restriction on voting machines in Democratic precincts and I'm sure there are probably plans for literacy requirements, like English-Only ballots designed to make it confusing if one can't follow complex English instructions.  All those things need to be anticipated, litigated against and the ones proposing those things removed from office ASAP.

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