July 16, 2024
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Martin Luther King III Criticizes Sinema, Urges End To Filibuster

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Martin Luther King III spoke at a Phoenix, Arizona march and rally about the necessity to protect voting rights. In his speech, he criticized Sen. Krysten Sinema (D-Arizona), who has refused to change the Senate’s Jim Crow-era filibuster rules requiring a majority of 60 of 100 Senators to pass most legislation. By withholding her support to end the filibuster, Democrats’ pro-voting rights legislation is unlikely to succeed. “History will remember Sen. Sinema, I believe unkindly, for her position on the filibuster,” said King. “What she said is, ‘I support voting rights, but not as much as I su…

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