'Expect lies from Democrats'

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Former vice president and current Democrat presidential candidate, Joe Biden, speaking to a crowd in Columbia, South Carolina stated, "Folks, last year, 24 states introduced or enacted at least 70 bills to curtail the right the vote. And guess what? Mostly directed at people of color. You see it. We have Jim Crow sneaking back in."

Pretty serious charge, isn't it? Is it true?

What were those laws enacted in 24 states? Poll taxes? Literacy tests? What laws were enacted that target "people of color"?

The New York Times opines that voter ID laws and laws curtailing early voting periods suppress minority voting.

What about voter ID laws? Are minority citizens unable to obtain a drivers license or state ID, provided free to persons on public aid? After Georgia became one of the first states with a voter ID law in 2008, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported "turnout among black and Hispanic voters increased from 2006 to 2010, dramatically outpacing population growth for those groups over the same period."

So, voter ID does not suppress minority voter turnout, as Dems charge.

Clearly, the Democrat tactic for the 2020 election is to paint Trump and the Republican Party as bigots. "Jim Crow" was a derisive name for blacks in the south. Jim Crow laws were passed by Democrat-dominated legislatures.

Read a May 12, 2012 article in PJ Media, titled "The Vote Fraud Deniers' by Thomas R. Spencer. Expect more lies about race from Democrat presidential candidates.

Jane Carrell

Roscoe

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