After alleged fraud coming from dead voters, a representative has introduced a bill requiring states to obtain information from the Social Security Administration on deaths to maintain voter registration lists. Plus, more of today’s top stories in conservative politics.
New bill: Voters must be alive to cast ballots
Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) proposed a new bill last week, referred to as the “You Must Be Alive to Vote Act” (YMBAVA), the Daily Wire reported. The legislation has a simple intention, according to the bill: “To require States to obtain information from Social Security Administration on deaths for purposes of voter registration list maintenance, and for other purposes.”
The bill comes amid allegations made by President Trump, Republicans, and others that voter fraud occurred in the 2020 presidential election, particularly that absentee ballots were cast by deceased individuals.
“The ease with which someone is able to steal the ballot of a deceased person and cast an illegitimate vote should disturb, alarm, and outrage every American citizen, no matter what side of the aisle they sit on.,” Babin said in a statement.
“To protect our democratic process and Americans’ faith in our elections, we must ensure that deceased individuals are not allowed to remain on state voter rolls.”
In order to enforce the bill, federal funds would be withheld from counties that did not keep their voter registration lists up-to-date.
“My bill will prevent any funds from the U.S. Departments of Transportation or Education, with the exception of those going toward law enforcement agency grants, from going to counties of any state that do not annually check their voter lists against the Social Security Administration’s most recent death records in order to purge them of any individuals found to be deceased,” Babin added.
“All elected officials, from your local city council member to your U.S. President, have an obligation to obey the law and prevent fraud in our elections, and Congress should not be awarding taxpayer dollars to any counties or states that refuse to do the job they swore to do.”
President Trump will commemorate 79th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack
Monday, December 7, marks the 79th anniversary of the attack on the US at the Pearl Harbor base in Hawaii that occurred in 1941. During the surprise attack by the Japanese, 2,403 men and women lost their lives and more than 1,000 were injured.
President Trump will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the US Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday morning. Because of the pandemic, several events will be closed to the public, WSVN reported.
Trump urges Georgia voters: ‘If you don’t vote, the socialists and the communists win’
At a rally in Georgia on Sunday, President Donald Trump urged Georgians that it was imperative that they get out and vote, Fox reported. Mr. Trump warned that if voters didn’t cast their ballots for Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue “the socialist and the communist win.”
“There’s never been a case where a state has had this prominence on Senate races,” President Trump said. “Never together, and this is something that’s very important and you have to get out and you have to vote.”
“If you don’t vote, the socialists and the communists win,” Trump continued. “Very simply, you will decide whether your children will grow up in a socialist country or free country.”
“Socialism is just the beginning for these people,” Trump added. “They want to go into a communistic form of government.”