Martin Luther King Jr. was no fan of the filibuster – The Washington Post

Congress must pass voting rights legislation. #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct

“I think the tragedy is that we have a Congress with a Senate that has a minority of misguided senators who will use the filibuster to keep the majority of people from even voting. They won’t let the majority senators vote. And certainly they wouldn’t want the majority of people to vote, because they know they do not represent the majority of the American people. In fact, they represent, in their own states, a very small minority.”

Source: Martin Luther King Jr. was no fan of the filibuster – The Washington Post

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