Cruz Seeks to Block Non-Citizens from Voting
Let’s pray for wisdom for Senator Cruz, Representative Roy, and all others who are working to address non-citizen voting, which is unconstitutional.
From The Daily Wire. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced a bill this week to stop non-citizens from voting in local elections in Washington, D.C.
The legislation comes in response to a newly passed law in the nation’s capital that gives non-citizens, including illegal immigrants, the right to vote in municipal races.
“Allowing non-citizens, including aliens occupying our nation illegally, to exercise a right reserved for American citizens not only violates the constitutional principles our nation was founded upon, but also naively invites foreign meddling in our elections,” Cruz said in a press release.
“Voting is a privilege and the tool by which American citizens exercise their say in who leads our country, how we spend our tax dollars, and what policies should be instituted. I am vehemently against unconstitutionally cheapening the votes of American citizens and ignoring the rule of law in this nation,” he added. …
This legislation is being led in the House of Representatives by Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX).
The Washington, D.C., City Council voted in October to pass the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2022 in a 12-1 vote. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser allowed the bill to pass without her signature, as she refused to veto the legislation.
The U.S. Congress has legislative authority over the District of Columbia. The city council transmitted the bill to Congress on January 11, with the House Oversight Committee seeking to block it the next day. …
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(Excerpt from The Daily Wire. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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