Obama Warns Republicans Suppressing Right To Vote

Obama Warns Republicans Suppressing Right To Vote

Via AFP:

President Barack Obama warned Friday that Republicans were suppressing the right of African Americans to vote in a way not seen in 50 years.

In unusually sharp language, the president accused his political opponents of using the threat of voter fraud as a ruse to deprive Americans of a fundamental right.

"The stark, simple truth is this," Obama said at the annual convention of the National Action Network, a civil rights organization founded by the Reverend Al Sharpton, a prominent community leader.

"The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting...

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