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Outrage: Pentagon Grants Five States Waivers from MOVE Act

August 28, 2010
J. Christian Adams

Protecting the rights of active duty military to have their vote counted is apparently not a priority for this administration

In Washington, politicians always like to release bad news on a Friday, as fewer people notice. Today, the Pentagon announced that it had granted the waiver requests of five states seeking to escape requirements to protect military voters.

I have written previously here at PJM that all waiver requests should be denied. Unfortunately, if you are an overseas servicemember from Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington, the protections in the MOVE Act aren’t going to apply to you this year. And if you are from one of the states who still aren’t in compliance with MOVE — like Colorado, Wisconsin, or Alaska — don’t be surprised if you get scant help from Attorney General Eric Holder.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

One Comment leave one →
  1. Jeannette R permalink
    August 29, 2010 9:01 am

    Just because you have devoted your life to protecting this country you do not give up your right to vote. What a sham…………………….

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