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U.S.A: Georgia mocks democracy by criminalizing giving food and water to voters in line – By Mohamed Hamaludin

It would take a special breed of human beings to pass a law making it a crime to offer water and food to another human in need, such as while waiting in line to vote. that is what Georgia’s Republicans in control of the state have done as part of a new law intended to stave off non-existent electoral fraud.

For good measure, Gov. Brian Kemp, flanked by six European American men, signed the bill, in private, on March 25, within hours of its passage, a painting of a slave plantation in the background. And when Democratic State Rep. Park Cannon, an African American, knocked on his door to be let in to witness the signing, state troopers arrested, charged and literally hauled her off to jail.    Continue reading