Biden’s voter suppression lie

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“President Joe Biden has launched an ignorant and incendiary attack on the new Georgia voting law. Biden says the new law is ‘Jim Crow in the 21st century” and “an un-American law to deny people the right to vote’. Strict voter-ID laws have long been denounced as voter suppression. It’s not true. The old Jim Crow was disenfranchising voters en masse based on their race; the new Jim Crow is limiting ballot drop boxes to places they can’t be tampered with. According to a 2019 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, “strict ID laws have no significant negative effect on registration or turnout, overall or for any subgroup”. (National Review. Read more here.)