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DOJ Accused of Stalling on MOVE Act for Voters in Military

soldier DOJ Accused of Stalling on MOVE Act for Voters in Military

The Department of Justice is ignoring a new law aimed at protecting the right of American soldiers to vote, according to two former DOJ attorneys who say states are being encouraged to use waivers to bypass the new federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act.

The MOVE Act, enacted last October, ensures that servicemen and women serving overseas have ample time to get in their absentee ballots. The result of the DOJ’s alleged inaction in enforcing the act, say Eric Eversole and J. Christian Adams — both former litigation attorneys for the DOJ’s Voting Section — could be that thousands of soldiers’ ballots will arrive too late to be counted.

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One Comment

  1. Howard says:

    So, now the Americans who have the MOST right to vote, the Americans who risk, and give their lives to protect us, are being denied their right to vote??? Obama and Holder deserve NO respect, since they have disrespected our constitution, our history, our traditions, and the thousands who have died for this country … all of whom are better men than they are.

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