People For the American Way

DEMOCRACY NOW: Voting Rights Groups Launch Civil Disobedience Campaign at the White House Urging End to Filibuster

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In an interview with Democracy Now! on August 24, People For President Ben Jealous called on President Biden and Senate Democrats to abolish the filibuster, which has consistently hindered civil rights progress, he says. “The filibuster was the insulator of Jim Crow. It is an accident of legislative history.”

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Ben Jealous, Democracy Now!, Filibuster, filibuster reform, Joe Biden, voting rights