The Amarillo Branch NAACP vehemently opposes Senate Bill 7, which is currently under committee review in the Texas House of Representatives, because we believe many of the provisions restrict suffrage of American citizens. Rather than strive to build upon the successful voter turnout of the 2020 election cycle during which 66 percent of eligible Texas voters participated, some politicians in Austin, Texas, want to impose restrictive measures which deter voter registration and participation. Preventing mail-in ballot applications from being preemptively sent to eligible citizens and increasing the scrutiny of voters who simply request assistance inside of a polling location are examples of modern-day voter suppression.
Amarillo Branch NAACP
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