November 14, 2021

Five Ways Businesses Can Help Fight Voter Suppression And Build Trust In Our Democracy

American democracy is facing a great challenge. As we as a nation continue to reflect on the challenging 2020 presidential election and the insurrection at the Capitol, some states are responding with legislation that would greatly restrict and suppress an individual’s right to vote. Georgia has received the most attention, but 14 states have enacted 22 laws this year restricting access to vote. 

Not only is the suppression bad for democracy, this type of thinking and the ill will it sews has the potential to destabilize our economy. Last November, a survey of 1,113 small business owners found that 61% believed that if then-President Donald Trump continued to refuse to concede the election, it would harm national security and the economy. Another survey of 1,052 business owners in April…

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