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Bedford woman joins fight for better voting access

by Derrek Tipton — Bedford Times-Mail A Bedford woman is part of a fight to help make voting accessibility easier for blind and visually impaired Hoosiers. In Early December, a complaint was filed against the Indiana Election Commission, members of the election commission and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson. The lawsuit was filed by American Council of the Blind of Indiana, Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission and individuals…

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ACB Statement Concerning Events of January 6, 2021

To all ACB members, friends, allied organizations, and our fellow Americans: The women and men of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) condemn the lawless violence perpetrated by the seditious mob which stormed our nation’s Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. As an organization committed to freedom of speech, democratic values, the civil and human rights of every individual, we are heartbroken by the sounds, along with the sights,…

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Blind Hoosiers File Lawsuit Against Indiana Election Commission and Seccretary of State

Indiana has one of the most restrictive absentee voting systems in the country for blind voters because it only permits them to vote at home by appointment with a “traveling board of election officials. Hoosier voters who are blind or have low vision could easily vote privately and independently at home using electronic tools. Instead, they are being forced to choose between giving up their right to vote privately and…

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