Opponents of Voter ID and Other Supporters of Voter Fraud/Corruption

Let’s list the opponents of voter ID now.

Groups Against Voter ID Laws

ACLU

Source:  https://www.aclu.org/oppose-voter-id-legislation-fact-sheet

NAACP

Democracy North Carolina, the Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Source:  http://www.wral.com/groups-mobilize-against-voter-id-proposal/12014489/

Campaign Legal Center

Source:  https://www.texastribune.org/2016/07/20/appeals-court-rules-texas-voter-id/

Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP

Source:  http://newsone.com/3280511/civil-rights-groups-sue-alabama-over-voter-id-law/

1199SEIU

Source:  http://www.naacp.org/news/entry/doj-blocks-south-carolina-voter-id-law

Advancement Project

Source:  http://www.reuters.com/article/north-carolina-voterid-idUSL2N17T0DD

Brennan Center for Justice

Source:  https://www.brennancenter.org/issues/restricting-vote

League of Women Voters

North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute, Onestop Unifour Collaborative, Common Cause North Carolina,

Source:  http://lwv.org/tags/voter-id

Center for American Progress

Source:  https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/progressive-movement/report/2012/04/04/11380/voter-suppression-101/

Progress Missouri, the NAACP, AFL-CIO, AARP, Missouri Faith Voices, Metropolitan Congregations United and Communities Creating Opportunity

Source:  http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/groups-opposing-voter-id-amendment-team-up-to-relay-concerns/article_653ae0b1-83aa-5967-b686-dedcb6c1f9f4.html

Democracy North Carolina, the Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Source:  http://www.wral.com/groups-mobilize-against-voter-id-proposal/12014489/

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda

League of United Latin American Citizens

Source:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/11/voter-id-hispanic_n_1872628.html

One Wisconsin Institute

Source:  http://www.startribune.com/recordings-reveal-workers-give-bad-information-about-ids/395803891/

Our Vote Our Future

TakeAction Minnesota

Common Cause Minnesota

Source:  https://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2012/04/minnesota%E2%80%99s-photo-id-proponents-opponents-readying-ballot-battle

Pastor Grant Stevensen, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, President of ISAIAH

Richard Chase, Jewish Community Action, Board President 

Hashi Shaafi, Executive Director Somali Action Alliance 

Celester Webb, Churches of God in Christ of Minnesota 

Reverend Paul Erickson, St. Paul Area Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 

Pastor Grant Stevensen, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, President of ISAIAH;

Elder Alfred Babington-Johnson, CEO Stairstep Foundation, Policy Board Member, His Works United

Bishop Washington, Minnesota Jurisdictional Prelate COGIC Policy Board Member: His WorksUnited

Bishop Howell, Diocesan Bishop Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Policy Board Member, His Works United

Reverend Paul Erickson, St. Paul Area Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Richard Chase, Jewish Community Action, Board President

Hashi Shaafi, Executive Director Somali Action Alliance

Reverend Dr. Charles Gill, Pilgrim Missionary Baptist, ISAIAH Member

Pastor Laurie Eaton, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, ISAIAH Member

Source:  http://theuptake.org/live-video-post/religious-leaders-oppose-mn-voter-photo-id/

The Minnesota AFL-CIO, the League of Women Voters Minnesota, the Minnesota Farmers Union and AARP

Source:  http://www.startribune.com/coalition-gears-up-to-oppose-voter-id-plan/147256405/

Media Matters, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Advancement Project

Source:  http://hotair.com/archives/2012/04/05/doj-liberal-groups-that-oppose-voter-id-require-photo-id-to-enter-their-buildings/

League of Women Voters of Kansas

Source:  http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article1071356.html

Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., Arizona Advocacy Network, League of United Latin American Citizens Arizona, and Senator Steve Gallardo.  They are represented by attorneys at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; the Sparks Law Firm, located in Scottsdale, Arizona; the Washington, DC office of Steptoe & Johnson, Osborn Maledon, located in Phoenix; AARP Foundation Litigation; and the Disability Rights Center of Kansas

Source:  http://states.aarp.org/aarp-kansas-supports-litigation-opposing-certain-voter-id-requirementss/

ACLU of Maine and the League of Women Voters of Maine (LWVME)

Source:  http://www.lwvme.org/0205.html

Law Offices of William Bonilla

Representative Trey Martinez Fischer, chairman of Mexican American Legislative Caucus

Source:  http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/18995-civil-rights-groups-challenge-texas-voter-id-law-in-federal-court

 

Companies Against Voter ID Laws

Hewlett-Packard

Intuit

Source:  http://www.sfgate.com/business/bottomline/article/Corporations-ties-to-voter-ID-laws-3815349.php

John Deere

CVS Caremark

MillerCoors

Best Buy

Source:  http://colorofchange.org/press/releases/2012/7/10/five-more-major-companies-will-no-longer-fund-alec/

Procter & Gamble

Yum! Brands

McDonald’s

Wendy’s

Mars Inc.

Coca-Cola

PepsiCo

Kraft Foods

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Reed Elsevier (owner of LexisNexis and publisher of science and health information)

American Traffic Solutions

Arizona Public Service

Source:  http://colorofchange.org/press/releases/2012/4/23/colorofchange-applauds-procter-gambles-decision-en/

Funding Voting Rights Alliance Members

(Note, this is a group set to get the restoration of the Voting Rights Act so that the DOJ can further abuse it.)

Transformative Justice Coalition

National Election Defense Coalition

Hip Hop Caucus

MomsRising

National Organization for Women

National Association of Black Social Workers

Latinos United for Change

Justice Action Mobilization Network

Alliance for Democracy

Color of Change

African American Policy Forum

Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference

Action North Carolina

Rev. William Barber, Repairers of the Breach

Michael Hersh, Progressive Democrats of America

Michigan Election Reform Alliance

Source:  http://www.votingrightsalliance.net/

More Supporters of the Voting Rights Act

American Civil Liberties Union, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, the League of Women Voters of Texas

Source:  http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2012/03/23/groups-line-up-to-defend-votin

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Source:  http://www.civilrights.org/advocacy/letters/2016/letter-to-chairman-grassley-vra.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/

American Psychological Association

Source:  https://www.apa.org/about/gr/pi/news/2015/voting-rights.aspx

  • 9 to 5
  • AARP
  • Phillip Randolph Institute
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Advancement Project
  • AFL-CIO
  • American Jewish Committee
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • America Votes
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • Alaska Federation of Natives
  • Alliance for Justice
  • American Constitution Society
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • American Sustainable Business Council
  • Americans for Transit
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote
  • Asian American Legal Defense Fund
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC
  • Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
  • Bend the Arc Jewish Action
  • Brennan Center for Justice
  • Bus Federation
  • Campaign Legal Center
  • Carnegie Corporation
  • Center for American Progress
  • Center for Popular Democracy
  • City Square
  • Coalition for the People’s Agenda
  • ColorOfChange.org
  • Common Cause
  • Communications Workers of America
  • Constitutional Accountability Center
  • Democracy Initiative
  • Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
  • Democracy Partners
  • Demos
  • Emory Law School
  • Empower the Vote
  • Fair Elections Network
  • Fair Vote
  • Florida New Majority
  • Freedman Consulting, LLC
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • Green Peace
  • Hip Hop Caucus
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies
  • Japanese American Citizens League
  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs
  • Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • League of Women Voters
  • League of United Latin American Citizens
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • Media Matters
  • Michigan Election Coalition
  • Mi Familia Vota
  • Montana Human Rights Network
  • NAACP
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • National Action Network
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • National Association for Social Workers
  • National Bar Association
  • National Black Justice Coalition
  • National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
  • National Congress of American Indians
  • National Council on Independent Living
  • National Council of Jewish Women
  • National Council of La Raza
  • National Disability Rights Network
  • National Education Association
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
  • National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
  • National Urban League
  • Native American Rights Fund
  • Nebraskans for Civic Reform
  • National Women’s Law Center
  • New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
  • Organization of Chinese Americans – Asian Pacific Advocates
  • One Wisconsin Now
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Oregon Bus Project
  • Oregon Secretary of State
  • OurTime.Org
  • People for the American Way
  • Pico National Network
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Prison Policy Initiative
  • Pro-Georgia
  • Progress Now
  • Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada
  • Project Vote
  • Public Citizen
  • Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia
  • Public Interest Projects
  • Religious Action Center
  • Rock the Vote
  • Rural Coalition
  • SEIU
  • Sierra Club
  • Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Southern Coalition for Social Justice
  • State Voices
  • Texas League of Conservative Voters
  • The Andrew Goodman Foundation
  • The Glover Park Group
  • The League of Young Voters
  • The Raben Group
  • The Teamsters
  • The Voter Participation Center
  • United Automobile Workers
  • United States Baha’i National Center
  • University of Baltimore
  • Wallace Global Fund
  • Wides and Associates
  • YWCA USA

Source:  http://vrafortoday.org/acknowledgements/

Advocates for Youth
AIDS United
American Civil Liberties Union
Athlete Ally
Believe Out Loud
Bend the Arc Jewish Action
BiLaw
BiNet USA
Bisexual Resource Center
Center for Black Equity, Inc.
CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
COLAGE
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
DC Vote
Demos
Equality Federation
Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement
Family Equality Council
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)
GLAAD
Global Justice Institute
GLSEN
Harvey Milk Foundation
Human Rights Campaign
Keshet
Lambda Legal
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Marriage Equality USA
Metropolitan Community Churches
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF)
National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH)
National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)
NMAC
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
People For the American Way
PFLAG National
Pride at Work
Project Vote
RAD Remedy
The National Council on Independent Living
The Trevor Project
Trans People of Color Coalition
True Colors Fund
State-level Organizations
AIDS Alabama
Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR)
Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition
Equality California
Equality Michigan
Equality New Mexico
Garden State Equality
Georgia Equality
Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Youth
New Voices for Reproductive Justice
One Colorado
Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
Tennessee Equality Project
Local-level Organizations
AIDS Action Baltimore
Bay Area Bisexual Network
Bi Local Advocating and Raising Visibility for Central Ohio’s Bi/Pan/Queer Community
Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago
Blue Ridge Pride Center
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center (Allentown, PA)
Cape Fear Equality
Chinese Progressive Association – Boston
Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Dreams of Hope
GLBT Alliance of Santa Cruz County, California
Harlem Pride, Inc.
Hispanic Black Gay Coalition
Initiative for Transgender Leadership
Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, NYC
LGBT Center of Central PA
LGBT Center of Raleigh
LGBT Community Center of the Desert
Los Angeles LGBT Center
MDGLCCFOUNDATION
Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, Inc.
Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Inc.
New York City Anti-Violence Project
PFLAG Columbia-Howard County, MD
PFLAG Oregon Central Coast
Pridelines
Queer Asian Pacific-Islander Alliance (QAPA)
Resource Center
San Diego LGBT Community Center
SisterReach
The DC Center for the LGBT Community
The Montrose Center
The Network/La Red
The Theater Offensive
THRIVE Southwest PA
Triangle Community Center

Source:  http://www.thetaskforceactionfund.org/downloads/vraa_coalition_letter_9_16_15.pdf

Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Community of Greater Washington
Ameinu
American Baptist Churches U.S.A.
American Baptist Home Mission Societies
American Friends Service Committee
American Jewish Committee
Amir
Anti-Defamation League
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
B’nai B’rith International
Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters, Reading, PA
Capuchin Franciscans of the Province of St. Mary (CT, ME, NH, NY, VT)
Community of Christ
Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC)
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York, NY
Crossroad Bible Institute
Disciples Center for Public Witness (Disciples of Christ)
Disciples Home Missions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Disciples Justice Action Network
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Faith in Public Life
Franciscan Action Network
Franciscan Friars, TOR, Province of the Immaculate Conception
Franciscans for Justice
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Global Faith and Justice Project, Santa Fe, NM
Global Justice Institute
Hindu American Foundation
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace
International Council of Community Churches
Islamic Society of North America
Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action (JALSA)
Jewish Community Action
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
Jewish Labor Committee
Jewish Reconstructionist Communities
Jewish Women International
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice
Jews United for Justice
Keshet
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Leadership Team of the Felician Sisters of North America
Leadership Team, Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, OH
Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Washington Office
Metropolitan Community Churches
More Light Presbyterians
National Council of Churches, U.S.A.
National Council of Jewish Women
National Council of Jewish Women, Austin Section
National Council of Jewish Women, Maine Section
National Council of Jewish Women, Peninsula Section
National Council of Jewish Women, Seattle Section
National Council of Jewish Women, Texas State Policy Advocacy Network
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Institute for Welcoming Resources
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
Pax Christi USA
PICO National Network
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order, Detroit, MI
Rabbinical Assembly
Reconciliation Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Reconciling Ministries Network
ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for Full Participation
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Religious Institute
Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF)
Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE)
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, PA
Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, OH
Sojourners
Surat Initiative
The Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists
The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries
The Solomon Project
The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring
Union for Reform Judaism
Unitarian Universalist Association
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
United Methodist Church-General Board of Church and Society
UNITED SIKHS
Uri L’tzedek
Valley Interfaith Council
Wheaton Franciscans, Wheaton, IL
Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER)

Source:  http://www.jewishaction.us/news/88-religious-organizations-write-congress-support-voting-rights-legislation

 

Supporters of the Democracy Restoration Act (Felons Voting)

AFL-CIO
African American Ministers In Action
American Civil Liberties Union
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC
Bend the Arc Jewish Action
Brennan Center for Justice
Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism
Common Cause
Communication Workers of America
CURE
DC Vote
Demos
Drug Policy Alliance
Fair Elections Legal Network
FairVote
FedCURE
Global Alliance Interfaith Networks
International CURE
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
League of United Latin American Citizens
MALDEF
NAACP
NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Social Workers
National Council of Jewish Women
National Urban League
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
OurTime.org
People Demanding Action
People For the American Way
Prison Policy Initiative
Project Vote
The Sentencing Project
Voting Rights Forward

Source:  https://www.socialworkers.org/advocacy/letters/2015/DRA2015_Civil_Rights_Orgs_Support_Letter_32515.pdf

 

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