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Left-wing actress Alyssa Milano was arrested during a voting rights protest at the White House.
The issue of “voting rights” is obsolete, Becker News notes.
All adult citizens in the United States already have the right to vote, unless they are convicted felons in some states.
“I was just arrested for demanding the Biden Administration and the Senate to use their mandate to protect voting rights.” Milano tweeted.
“Stand with me and @peoplefor and tell the Senate and White House that voting rights shouldn’t depend on where you live,” she added.
I was just arrested for demanding the Biden Administration and the Senate to use their mandate to protect voting rights. Stand with me and @peoplefor and tell the Senate and White House that voting rights shouldn’t depend on where you live. #DontMuteOurVote
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 19, 2021
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Protesting for “voting rights” is thus tantamount to rioting for the end of slavery or rallying for women’s suffrage. It may make you feel like a social justice warrior, but those civil rights battles were already won by people a lot braver decades and even centuries ago.
No wonder Milano and her far-left comrades are seeking a bit of that vicarious glory from 1960s protests that sought to end Democrat policies like Jim Crow laws. But current voting laws that seek to protect election integrity have nothing to do with Jim Crow laws, no matter what failed ‘entitled‘ gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says.
NOW: People For Board Member @alyssa_milano explains why she's risking arrest today in the fight for voting rights. The protest is starting how – tune in to help us tell President Biden: no more excuses. #VotingRIghtsNOW! https://t.co/NX8G31ldCN pic.twitter.com/PBOQsZ5iOE
— People For the American Way (@peoplefor) October 19, 2021
“Actress Alyssa Milano was arrested during a voting rights protest at the White House on Tuesday as the Senate gears up for a vote on the Freedom to Vote Act, a scaled-back version of the voting rights bill that Senate Republicans blocked in June,” the Hill reported.
“Milano announced her arrest in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. She said she had been demonstrating with People for the American Way, a progressive nonprofit organization that advocates for equal rights and constitutional liberties,” the report added.
Earlier, it appeared that Milano was intending to get arrested if necessary to bring more visibility to her phony cause. The arrests were widely reported and the League of Women Voters touted the tiny protest…
A Bernie Sanders delegate noted that there were about 25 “patriots” in attendance at the protest.
Happening now: 25 brave activists are risking arrest for voting rights. #VotingRightsNow @peoplefor @DFADCoalition @Alyssa_Milano @jamalhbryant @KaseVirginia @JanaLMorgan @BenJealous and many more! pic.twitter.com/V881ZEPJxo
— League of Women Voters of the US (@LWV) October 19, 2021
They are calling on President Biden to use his full power to fight for filibuster reform and pass the Freedom to Vote Act now. pic.twitter.com/xXXeXtIuLD
— Kai Newkirk #EndTheFilibuster (@kai_newkirk) October 19, 2021
@Alyssa_Milano and I got arrested today to send a clear cut message pass #votingrightsnow and #endthefilibuster we fight until we win @NationalAction #NoJusticeNoPeace #goodtrouble pic.twitter.com/z73Ev1CrTu
— Charles Williams II (@therevcw) October 19, 2021