Published On: Mon, Jun 28th, 2021

Georgia AG Denounces DOJ Lawsuit Against Georgia Election Law as ‘Blatantly Political’

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Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr took aim at the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recently announced lawsuit against the state’s election law, calling the move “constitutionally wrong” and politically motivated. In a Monday interview on Fox News, Carr objected to Friday’s decision by the DOJ to file a lawsuit against Georgia over the state’s recently passed Election Integrity Act, arguing that, “this blatantly political action taken by the United States Department of Justice is factually, legally and constitutionally wrong,” while alleging that the Justice Department was being “weaponized.” Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the lawsuit at a press conference on Friday, alleging the Georgia elections law is a violation of the federal Voting Rights Act’s protections for minority voters. “Our complaint alleges that recent changes to Georgia’s election laws were enacted with the purpose of denying or abridging the right of black Georgians to vote on account of their race or color,” Garland … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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