Florida, Texas Republicans Sign Bills Restricting Voting Access

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Surrounded by lawmakers, Florida Gov.Ron DeSantis speaks at the end of a legislative session, Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed new measures which include limits on drop boxes and restrictions on third party voting. Texas lawmakers are acting swiftly to enact further restrictions in what is already the most difficult state to vote nationwide.

Civil Rights groups have been swift to take action as the NAACP filed suit against Florida. Barbara Arnwine of the Transformative Justice Coalition called for a day of action on May 8.

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