Join us in a conversation with J. Christian Adams, president and general counsel of the Public Interest Legal Foundation
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
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Remember “The Empire Strikes Back?” That’s the Star Wars movie in which Darth Vader and his evil henchmen move to crush an ongoing rebellion of freedom lovers.
Our current political situation brings that film to mind.
In more than 43 states, Republicans have moved to strengthen election integrity laws in light of numerous unexamined allegations of widespread vote fraud in the 2020 elections.
In response, Democrats have ignited their evil empire of media/political/corporate activists and are intent on making COVID-related “temporary” election laxity permanent.
This includes same-day registration, millions of unsolicited ballots being mailed, counting ballots for days after an election and placing unsupervised collection boxes in heavily Democratic neighborhoods.
The GOP is just as determined to tighten the rules to discourage vote fraud, especially with regard to mail-in ballots.
The backlash has been deafening.
All over the country, leftists are mislabeling any and all efforts to discourage fraud as “suppression” of minority voters.
Joe Biden outdid himself with a shocking display of demagoguery on Tuesday, telling a Philadelphia audience, “The 21st century Jim Crow assault is real, it’s unrelenting. We’re going to challenge it vigorously…. It’s the most dangerous threat to voting and the integrity of free and fair elections in our history. It’s unconscionable.”
Georgia’s sensible and even somewhat weak election reforms sparked a corporate boycott and denunciations from race baiters like Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, Stacey Abrams, Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley.
Intimidated by the dishonest attacks, which the leftist media amplified daily, Major League Baseball moved its 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver.
In Texas, Democrat legislators fled the state rather than vote on sensible reforms to the Lone Star State’s election laws.
Although H.R. 1, the massive “Death Star” vote fraud bill designed to end two-party elections, has been stalled in the Senate, an equally bad bill, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, has a chance of passage.
Among other things, this dangerous bill would undo the Supreme Court’s sensible Shelby County v. Holder ruling in 2013, which freed states from obsolete reporting requirements in the Voting Rights Act drafted 55 years ago and which are no longer necessary.
The bottom line is this: Democrats want to nationalize all elections and sweep away the constitutional provision guaranteeing states control over their own election procedures.
It’s part of their larger plan to create a one-party socialist government that no longer has to answer to the people or brook any opposition.
What can be done to support genuine election integrity reforms and to stop the massive power grab by our would-be permanent masters?
Fortunately, we have the privilege of consulting our own Obi-Wan Kenobi of election security: Christian Adams.
J. Christian Adams is the author of the bestselling book “Injustice: Exposing the Racial Agenda of the Obama Justice Department.”
One of the most knowledgeable election law experts in the country, Mr. Adams serves as president and general counsel of the Public Interest Legal Foundation
The founder of the Election Law Center, PLLC, he served from 2005 to 2010 in the Voting Section at the United States Department of Justice. He litigates election law cases throughout the United States and brought the first private party litigation resulting in the cleanup of corrupted voter rolls under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
He represented multiple presidential campaigns in election litigation. He successfully litigated the landmark case of United States v. Ike Brown in the Southern District of Mississippi, the first case brought under the Voting Rights Act on behalf of a discriminated-against white minority in Noxubee County. He has handled election cases in 20 states and the territory of Guam.
He received the Department of Justice award for outstanding service and numerous other Justice Department performance awards. Prior to his time at the Justice Department, he served as General Counsel to the South Carolina Secretary of State.
Christian also serves as a legal editor at PJMedia.com, an internet news publication.
He appears frequently on Fox News and has written for National Review, Breitbart, the Washington Examiner, American Spectator, Washington Times and other publications. He has a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the South Carolina and Virginia Bars.
Please join us for this informative and stimulating conversation.