Merrick Garland says DOJ 'will not hesitate to act' on potential civil rights violations of new voting laws


By Luke Barr
Tom Brenner-Pool/Getty Images U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland delivers remarks on voting rights at the U.S. Department of Justice on June 11, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a speech on Friday that the Department of Justice will be "scrutinizing new laws that seek to curb voter access."

"Where we see violations of federal law, we will not hesitate to act," said Garland, calling voting the "central pillar of democracy."

Publish : 2021-06-12 14:02:00

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