Michigan Group Sues Trump for Disenfranchising Black Voters

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The lawsuit claims the president's legal challenges to the election results are violating the rights of Black voters.
Three voters in Detroit have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his reelection campaign claiming that the challenges filed to the election results will disenfranchise them. The three Detroit residents alongside the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund claim that Trump and his campaign are "openly seeking to disenfranchise Black voters" by carrying out a massive effort to try to get election officials to not certify election results. Noting that the claims of voter fraud have been "thoroughly debunked," the lawsuit says that the tactics pursued by the president and his allies "repeat the worst abuses in our nation's history, as Black Americans were denied a voice in American democracy for most of the first two centuries of the Republic."

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