Abrams Blasts GA’s “Jim Crow” Voter Suppression Bills

Axios reports:

Voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams told CNN on Sunday that a slew of bills introduced by Georgia Republicans that generally restrict voter access in the state are “a redux of Jim Crow.” Republicans in the state say the measures aim to curtail voting fraud.

The legislation would end no-excuse absentee voting, move ballot drop boxes and limit in-person early voting, among other effects.

Some of the bills introduced by state Republicans “seem to be inspired directly by arguments made in the failed lawsuits” brought by former President Trump as he attempted to contest the results of the 2020 election

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