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New Law in Tennessee Would Criminalize BLM Protesters, Strip Them of Their Right to Vote

HeadlineAug 24, 2020

Tennessee’s Republican Governor Bill Lee signed a new law which could strip protesters of their right to vote. The new law says that protesters who camp out on state property could face felony charges, which would mean they automatically lose their right to vote. Kristen Clarke of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said, “This is a racially motivated law intended to silence the Black Lives Matter movement.”

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