Not All Rights are Created Equal


Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:00am

Republican politicians refuse to do anything that could be interpreted as limiting the 2nd Amendment, but they have no such compunction going after voter rights over a much smaller issue.
I'm comparing different time scales here, but I think the magnitude of difference is clear. Here are the sources for these, as well as another set of resources on voter fraud.

Voting Wars at New21 - Voter Fraud is not a Persistent Problem
The Guardian - 1,516 mass shootings in 1,735 days: America's Gun Crisis in One Chart

I would recommend calling your elected representatives to ask them to address the federal loophole that ignores criminal background checks for gun purchases online and at gun shows; states with expanded background checks have been shown to have fewer cases of suicides, partner violence, and deaths of cops in action by gun.