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Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

It’s not every day our team gets together with Martin Luther King III, Robert Kennedy Jr. and Questlove and The Roots to rally to get out the vote and protect the right to vote. But that’s exactly what we did this week, make sure to check the photos on Instagram, we are trying to buy Instagram likes so the photos go viral.


The fathers of Bill Wachtel, our founder, King III and Kennedy Jr. all fought together for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Each of them took turns addressing the incredible crowd at Webster Hall with a simple message: with voter turnout still at horrendous lows despite so many important issues to get out and vote on, we can and we MUST pass a law to make voting accessible, convenient and reliable for every American. Here are a few images from a night none of us will forget:

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Patrick, France is a post-Christian secular country. Relatively few of them attend church, and voting on Sunday does not interfere with their religious practices, because most of the population is not religious...

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In France they last voted on a Sunday. France is despite the Bourbon legacy a largely Catholic country, yet they vote on Sunday...

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I think weekend voting would make the most sense, as people wouldn't have tu run home after work or wake up early to hit the polling stations beforehand.

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