Voting is an integral part of our democracy. Elections are the means by which Americans choose their elected leaders and what they want from their government. But today, the right to vote is increasingly under siege.
In 2011, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) set the House floor ablaze with a speech addressing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), and Republican legislatures across the country. He declared that voting rights are under attack in America. We should have listened to him.