Amazon said it opposes measures “aimed at restricting the ability of Americans to vote.”
The e-commerce colossus said it opposes measures “aimed at restricting the ability of Americans to vote” as the Lone Star State’s Senate passed a bill that would limit access to mail-in ballots and ban drive-thru voting.
“It has been fifty-six years since the Voting Rights Act became law, yet efforts to disenfranchise Black people and other minorities continue to this day,” Amazon exec Jay Carney, who served as ex-President Barack Obama’s press secretary, said in a statement Thursday.
“The ability to vote is one of the most prized fundamental rights in our American democracy, and Amazon supports policies that protect and expand those rights.” Read more…..
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