'Bring It': Gov. Abbott Blasts DOJ Lawsuit Over Texas Voter ID Law


Texas Governor Greg Abbott had two strong and pointed words in response to the Biden Justice Department’s lawsuit over the state’s new voter integrity laws: “Bring it.”

“Bring it. The Texas election integrity law is legal” Abbott tweeted in response to a Texas Tribune article outlining how the DOJ is suing the Lonestar State over its recently enacted voter laws that, among other provisions, restrict mail-in voting to prevent the opportunity for voter fraud and election rigging.

“[The law] INCREASES hours to vote,” Abbott continued. “It does restrict illegal mail ballot voting. Only those who qualify can vote by mail. It also makes ballot harvesting a felony. In Texas it is easier to vote but harder to cheat.”

The law places added restrictions on who can vote by mail and how mail-in voters must identify themselves, as well as new rules on voter assistance. It also makes ballot harvesting, or the practice of collecting ballots and delivering them to the ballot box, a felony.

The DOJ argues that the Texas law illegally inhibits the ability of minorities, the military, and those with disabilities to vote, asserting that the state has a “history of discrimination against voters with disabilities.” 


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