[Ed. – Why should they be afraid? The Democratic Party is the party of tolerance and compassion.]
Some congressional Democrats are reportedly having reservations about the expansive voting bill that President Joe Biden has made a top priority.
Biden has even considered upending Senate rules in order to pass the bill, called the For The People Act, over Republican objections, the New York Times reported.
Several states run by Republicans have pushed for election integrity bills that put in place rules such as voter ID laws and restrictions on absentee ballots.
Democrats have emphasized the importance of pushing back on Republicans’ election legislation, including Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s recently passed election integrity legislation. Democratic New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said that “failure is not an option.”
The For The People Act is over 800 pages and contains reforms such as changes to campaign finance laws, changes to redistricting rules, automatic voter registration, ending gerrymandering and giving felons the right to vote.