US president Mr. Biden has equated a new voting law in Georgia to the 20th century US south’s racist tactics. Moreover, he called it an atrocity.
The law adds limitations to voting, and Mr. Biden said that it has disparately targeted black Americans.
According to the republicans, they are streamlining the voting procedures. Additionally, they are trying to alter faith in the election system.
Mr. Joe Biden called the law “Jim Crow in the 21st century” and added an apparent attack on the constitution.
The 19th and 20th Century laws that enforced racial segregation in the South are called the Jim Crow.
In last year’s presidential election, Mr. Biden became the first Democratic candidate to win Georgia in 1992. Moreover, it was a high volume among black Americans that was assumed to have bent the state in his favor.
In the statement released by the president on Friday, he commented on the matter. He said recount after recount and court case after court case upheld the integrity. Also, gave an upshot of a clearly free, secure, and fair democratic process.
He added, instead of praising Georgians’ rights to vote or gain campaigns on their ideas’ merits. The Republicans in the state sped through an un-American law to refuse people the right to vote.
Moreover, he said that this law is an apparent attack on the constitution and good conscience. Just like the other laws pursued by the Republicans in Statehouses across the country.
Finally, he said that the justice department was getting a look at the new law of Georgia.
Why are the two clashing on the new law?
Of more than 40 states, Georgia is one in which Republicans are forcing a tightening of voting rules. Mainly this is targeting those who do not appear on the day at polling stations.
Republicans say they are solely streamlining the voting and counting modes to ensure election integrity.
In contrast, the Democrats say it attempts to target social and ethnic crowds who are more likely to vote for them. Also that it will reduce the surge from those groups in the last election.