Are there 28 new, restrictive voting laws? Not exactly

Posted on AllSides August 2nd, 2021
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As President Joe Biden seeks to enact national voting rights legislation, he has turned his attention to attacking new state laws that he says will restrict voting.

​​"This year alone, 17 states have enacted — not just proposed, but enacted — 28 new laws to make it harder for Americans to vote," Biden said during a July 13 speech in Philadelphia on voting rights. 

Biden was referring to a mid-June list of 28 election-related laws that the left-leaning Brennan Center for Justice at New York University says "restrict access to the vote." 

Many other Democrats have...

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