Members of Congress are given access to insider knowledge so they can take informed votes on legislation affecting all aspects of Americans’ lives, including the economy. Right before the COVID-19 crisis, some elected officials used that information to make a profit — and that’s a crime. Let’s prevent it from happening again.
If lawmakers are serious about combating systemic racism and living up to the ideals our country was founded on, they must restore the Voting Rights Act. Without this crucial safeguard against voter suppression, voters all across the country will continue to face racially discriminatory obstacles to voting.
As our community works to process the senseless acts of police brutality against Black people and systemic racism in our country, we want to address one question in particular: Why is it wrong to say "all lives matter"?