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Protesters Target Michigan Businesses Over Voter Suppression

State business and political elites at the Mackinac Policy Conference were challenged by community groups over a Republican plan to pass new restrictions on elections and circumvent a veto from the governor. David Moore, @ppolitics JUN 2, 2022 1:12PM EDT In Michigan this week, activists with the Defend Black Voters coalition held a series of… Continue reading Protesters Target Michigan Businesses Over Voter Suppression

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Coalition calls for Michigan businesses to stop funding voter suppression

by Ken Coleman, Michigan AdvanceDecember 2, 2021 The Defend Black Voters Coalition on Thursday in Detroit called on Michigan companies to cut off funding to legislators who support what they described as “voter suppression legislation.”  “These businesses have made statements supporting Black Lives Matter or opposing voter suppression,” said Jennifer Disla, Detroit Action co-executive director… Continue reading Coalition calls for Michigan businesses to stop funding voter suppression

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Michigan State Legislators Introduce Bills To Suppress Voting Rights

Michigan state legislators have introduced 39 bills that restrict citizens’ voting rights, harm election administration and demonstrate a lack of knowledge of existing election procedure and law. Emergent Justice aims to not only educate the public on voter suppression and voter ID laws but also on how and where to register to vote and the… Continue reading Michigan State Legislators Introduce Bills To Suppress Voting Rights