CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR
WORKERS’ RIGHTS AND FOR
VOICE YOUR OPPOSITION TO THE VOTER SUPPRESSION LAW
April 4, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Beaver County Courthouse
“No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.,
January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968
Sponsored by: Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council, SEIU Local 668, Beaver County NAACP
Endorsed by: 12th CD Chapter Progressive Democrats of America
More of the Same: Voter Suppression = Corporate Domination
By Ja-Rei Wang
March 21, 2012 – Pennsylvania has become the latest state to pass a voter ID law in the Republican-led nationwide effort to deny the vote to millions.
H.B. 934, which Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law last Wednesday, will effectively disenfranchise 691,000 Pennsylvanians who do not currently have a driver’s license, according to a 2006 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) estimate. African Americans, seniors, people with disabilities, the working poor and students are twice as likely as others to lack ID. Voter ID bills introduced across the country would disenfranchise more than 21 million eligible voters.
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