Texas Democrats Flee to DC to Save Voting Rights – VICE News

Jul 17, 2021

Governor Greg Abbott called for a special session in the Texas state legislature this month, with items like election integrity, transgender youth in sports, and abortion on the agenda.

Democrats are outnumbered in both chambers, and it seemed like a bill that would make it harder for people to vote would inevitably pass– until they left the state.

Over 50 Texas House Democrats are staying in D.C. for the next month as they urge federal lawmakers to address the issue.

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