http://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/23/opinion/fourteenth-amendment-debt-ceiling.html The 14th Amendment, added to the Constitution in the wake of the Civil War, has been back in the news of late, mostly because the Supreme Court has taken aim at past decisions, notably Roe v. Wade, that employed it to protect Americans’ liberties. The amendment remains the most significant addition to the Constitution … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The 14 th Amendment to the Constitution has many protections, including the right to pay our bills. If Congress fails to uphold the Government’s Constitutional right to pay our Bills, the President must act. The 14 th Amendment, section 4, is very clear. It may also be a cure all for lifting egregious voter restrictions under Section 2 and should be used to remove all legislators, police, military, lawyers and a former President, who sought to overturn the 2020 election and participated in the 1/6/21 Insurrection.
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jan/18/activists-sue-ohio-republican-voting-access-restrictions It’s not clear how many voters in Ohio don’t have ID. One analysis from the state legislature estimated it could be hundreds of thousands of people, according to a state legislative analysis. More than 3 million Ohioans have their driver’s license suspended each year because of outstanding debt, according to an analysis from the … More TheVoiceOfJoyce and so it begins, the erosion of Democracy. New Ohio restrictive Voter ID requirements, excludes 3 million out 8 million, registered voters. Is this Democracy? Many in Ohio lose their right to vote , if they have debts? That’s the equivalent of a poll tax. Ballot boxes are being limited, the days available to vote are limited, getting the correct documents are limited and paper ballots are limited. This isn’t representation of the people by the people or one person one vote. Why are restrictive state voting rights legal? Why isn’t Congress passing a Federal Voting Rights Law, negating State Laws that maintain the power of the few and silence the many?
The Reverend Warnock won on his credentials and attracted moderate voters, as well. A win win for Georgia and the US Senate! http://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/12/07/us/georgia-senate-runoff ATLANTA — Senator Raphael Warnock defeated his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker, in a runoff election that capped a grueling and costly campaign, secured a 51-seat Democratic majority and gave the first Black … More TheVoiceOfJoyce It’s official, The Senator Raphael Warnock, will now serve a full 6 yr term, representing the State of Georgia, giving the US Senate a 51 seat majority.
Along with enacting a road to citizenship for DACA kids and TIPS citizens holding permanent status from persecution in their homeland, Congress must enact A National Voting Rights Law. They should pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Law before this term ends. Tomorrow, the Supreme Court hears Moore v Harper, giving the States legislatures exclusive … More TheVoiceOfJoyce The many dangers of the Independent State Legislature Theory (ISLT), before the Supreme Court 12/7/22. This is a test of our Democracy and the legitimate separation of powers, according to the Constitution.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/12/hunger-food-insecurity-midterms-humiliating-us-voters In Ohio, for instance, hunger is not mentioned among the key issues on the campaign websites for Senate candidates JD Vance and Tim Ryan, even as they debate issues such as crime that are often caused by hunger. Neither candidate responded to interview requests. In the Ohio governor’s race, Democratic challenger Nan Whaley has … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Hunger and food insecurity in America is on the rise with homelessness and yet, only the Democratic candidates in Ohio are addressing this issue. Since the Pandemic, food insecurity has risen. I personally have friends who work to service the food insecure at food pantries. When asked, many using the Pantries say, they won’t vote? I say, why not vote for a Democrat who you know stands with you on Societal issues. This year, and every year, with Trumps GOP in power, minority representation in Congress , is being eliminated. Will those needing assistance, continue to vote against yourself interests, or will you vote Democrat and preserve and increase your rights to food, healthcare, WI-FI, and schools, for you and your children? CHOOSE Democrats , not TrumpsGop.
State employees often spend year preparing for the redistricting process — time that DeSantis did not have. As Kelly and his colleagues set to work, they brought in critical help from the D.C. suburbs: Jason Torchinsky, a Republican election attorney and one of the leading GOP strategists for redistricting nationwide. On Jan. 5, Kelly and … More How DeSantis Remade Florida’s Congressional Districts — ProPublica. Brought to you by: TheVoiceOfJoyce. Illegal Redistricting /Gerrymandering, targeting Florida, Texas, Virginia, Alabama, Michigan, Kansas brought to you attorneys for the RNC.