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EXCLUSIVE: DOJ Accused of Stalling on MOVE Act for Voters in Military

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posted on Jul, 28 2010 @ 10:00 AM
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EXCLUSIVE: DOJ Accused of Stalling on MOVE Act for Voters in Military


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The Department of Justice is ignoring a new law aimed at protecting the right of American soldiers to vote, according to two former DOJ attorneys who say states are being encouraged to use waivers to bypass the new federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act.
The MOVE Act, enacted last October, ensures that servicemen and women serving overseas have ample time to get in their absentee ballots. The result of the DOJ's alleged inaction in enforcing the act, say Eric Eversole and J. Christian Adams — both former litigation attorneys for the DOJ’s Voting Section — could be t
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posted on Jul, 28 2010 @ 10:00 AM
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What this is showing is that it is poltics at its worse. The people who choose to go into the miltiary, are doing such out of a sense of honor and duty, willing to risk their lives to do what they are asked to do, and defend the country. Based off of this report, their country hold them in less reguard, than they hold their country. Actions like this is just shameful and deplorable as it states, that like so many others who cry violations of rights, are in fact being denied the right to vote. The service members of US military should be accorded the same basic rights that we all have, and the right to determine who is in charge of the government is no less of a right than any of the others. I believe that if the DOJ fails to uphold on those rights of the US service members, they may find that this is another issue that will come out. The other question is are they refusing to do such as it would protect white voters, or cause it is not politically convienent.

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