Rocky Mount Telegram: Congress Must Act to Protect Voting Rights

The Rocky Mount Telegram, a North Carolina-based newspaper, called on lawmakers to act to protect the right of everyone to vote following the bipartisan introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act. “The legislation is a rare compromise plan crafted across party lines but faces an uncertain future in the partisan gridlock of Congress,” according to the editorial. “Voting is one of the most basic and cherished rights of a democracy, and lawmakers should act to ensure that no state or local government denies its citizens that right.”

Read the full editorial here.