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Since January, 48 states have introduced 389 bills that amount to shameful, outright voter suppression, and many have already become law. These laws suppress voting methods that enrich our democracy and lead to high turnout: banning ballot drop boxes and mail-in voting, reducing early voting days and hours, restricting who can get a mail-in ballot, prohibiting officials from promoting the use of mail-in ballots even when voters qualify, even criminalizing the distribution of water to voters waiting in the long lines these laws create.
Racist, anti-democratic voter suppression laws amount to rigging the game. But in America, elections are not a game—and lives depend on their outcomes.
That’s why, on August 28, 2021, we’re marching!
Those wishing to participate should meet at 8:00 am at McPherson Square Park (15th St. & H St NW)
Timeline of Events:
8:00 am – Meet at McPherson Square Park (15th St. & H St. HW)
9:45 am – March kicks off from McPherson Square, continuing past Black Lives Matter Plaza and passing by the White House and Washington Monument.
11:30 am – 3:00 pm – Closing Rally along the National Mall (enter at 12th St & Madison Drive, gather from 7th St. to 14th St. between Jefferson Drive and Madison Drive)
Learn More & RSVP
Saturday, August 28
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
3935 Macomb Street NW
Washington, DC 20016
11810 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
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