Naturalized Citizen Fears Retaliation from Government
Last night, I had the pleasure of speaking with a woman named Sylvia, she's a naturalized citizen here in Texas, and she was interested in joining our lawsuit. She declined to do so, however, and the reason she declined is that she's scared. She's terrified in this sort of environment, in this state, that by speaking out, putting herself on the line, she could face retaliation from the government.
Sa'ad El-Amin, a former Richmond city councilman convicted of a federal tax charge, filed a suit challenging felony disenfranchisement in Virginia. El-Amin said that while blacks make up 20 percent...More