Posted on September 29, 2016
WATCH: The fight to vote in 2016
The right to vote is under attack. In states across the country, conservatives have enacted discriminatory photo ID laws, cut back early voting, eliminated polling locations and done everything they can think of to make it harder for people to vote.
How did it come to that, today, in 2016? Find out by watching a video CREDO just co-produced with the Brennan Center for Justice on the fight to vote in 2016:
The bad news is that 2016 is the first presidential election in 50 years without the full protections of the Voting Rights Act. The good news is that people are fighting back. Courts are striking down discriminatory voting laws left and right, and many states have passed legislation to make it easier to register to vote in the past few years.
To learn more, watch the video now. Then, share it with your friends and family.