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# Save Our Right To Vote : TWEEPS: Voting rights are essential for democracy to work

Two years ago to this day, the House passed H.R. to repair the damage SCOTUS did to the Voting Rights Act.

It’s STILL not too late to (Save Our Right To Vote) and preserve the sacred right to the ballot box John Lewis fought his entire life to keep open.

Save Our Right To Vote

Voting is an American principle and a basic democratic right that should be protected, promoted, and practiced, which is why many people are surprised to learn that the U.S. Constitution provides no explicit right to vote. This leaves voting rights vulnerable to the whims of politicians, and some citizens with fewer rights than others.

Why We Need a Right to Vote Amendment?

Even as the rising American electorate gains momentum, new regressive laws, rulings, and maneuvers are threatening voting rights without facing the strict scrutiny that would come with an affirmative right to vote in the Constitution.