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Georgia Voting Laws Spark Comparisons To Jim Crow

Criticism over Georgia’s new voting rights laws continues to mount, with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn calling it “a new Jim Crow.”

The complicated legislation does restrict a number of voting rights, but are the comparisons accurate?

Host Robin Young speaks with Derek Thompson, staff writer at The Atlantic, about his analysis of the outrage.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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