The Democrats in the Texas legislature get paid $7,200 per year.— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) July 13, 2021
They have spouses, children, and homes they left behind when they came to Washington today.
They’re putting their lives on hold to protect the voting rights of every American. They need Congress to do the same. pic.twitter.com/hw8JS2ikhd
The filibuster is not a law. It’s not in the Constitution. It’s a tradition that’s been misused throughout history to deny civil and voting rights.— James E. Clyburn (@WhipClyburn) July 12, 2021
Our constitutional rights ought not be subject to the filibuster.
History will judge us by what we did at this moment to protect voting rights and our democracy.— Marc E. Elias (@marceelias) July 13, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr was murdered for confronting white supremacy.— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 13, 2021
Today GOP who are gutting the very Voting Rights Act King worked for want you to believe he’d support mass disenfranchisement and teaching of racial ignorance.
They should read the books they’re trying to ban.
Other States Look To Texas For Advice On How To Get Democrats To Leave https://t.co/AvCkDYYRHG— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) July 13, 2021
Penn. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman: "President Biden wouldn't need to come to Philadelphia today and give a speech on voting rights if Democrats in D.C. started to vote like actual Democrats. It is time for the Senate to abolish the filibuster and pass the For the People Act."— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 13, 2021
To protect our democracy and the sanctity of the vote, we must pass the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.— President Biden (@POTUS) July 13, 2021
It is a national imperative.
Texas Democrats left the state to fight for voting rights.— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) July 13, 2021
Ted Cruz left the state to sip drinks on a Cancun beach.
I’d sit this one out, Ted. pic.twitter.com/aaePYLLzXs
Holy s—! Texas Republicans have placed a bounty on our heads— Lindy Li (@lindyli) July 13, 2021
They are giving away $10,000 to anyone who reports a woman for getting an abortion or a clinic for administering one
This is unspeakably evil
Can’t they find anything better to do than snoop around our uteruses?!
Texas Democratic Caucus: "We are living on borrowed time in Texas. We need Congress to act now to pass the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act to protect Texans — and all Americans — from the Trump Republicans' nationwide war on democracy."— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 13, 2021