One of the most important civil rights issues of our time is the attempt by those in power to invalidate or eliminate the voting rights of minority communities. This clear attempt to limit access to the ballot is an assault on the heart of our democracy. We must combat this by challenging these anti-voting measures in court and by making voting easier, not harder, for every American. We can accomplish this by having elections held on weekends and by extending early voting periods across the country. Automatic voter registration needs to be passed across every state and strict voter ID laws need to be abolished to ensure every American has a voice in our democracy.