GOV. KEMP SIGNING BLACK SUPPRESSION BILL, SURROUNDED BY WHITE MEN, UNDER A SLAVE PLANTATION PAINTING
By George J. Pilibosian
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed into law a new measure to restrict voting access in the state, shortly after the Republican-led legislature passed it along party lines. Georgia voted for President Biden in November, then elected two Democrats to the U.S. Senate in a January runoff election. “After the November election last year, I knew, like so many of you, that significant reforms to our state elections were needed,” Kemp said. The Atlantic‘s Adam Serwer had an alternate explanation.
As Kemp was signing the law behind closed doors, state Rep. Park Cannon (D) was arrested by Capitol police for knocking on the door of the hidden room where Kemp was signing a black voter suppression law under a picture of a black slave plantation. Cannon, a Black woman who represents Atlanta, was charged with felony obstruction of law enforcement and disrupting a session of the General Assembly. She faces 1 to 5 years in prison if convicted, APreports.
This is what she did that may make her spend five years in jail:
There is nothing worse than a stupid racist, and I am embarrassed to live in Georgia where the Governor is just that. Grow up entitled, old white men, your days are over so just deal with it, snowflakes.