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Twitter on Mitch McConnell's Silencing of Elizabeth Warren and Coretta Scott King: "We Are Losing Our Democracy"

Posted on the 08 February 2017 by William Lindsey @wdlindsy

I will not be silent about a nominee for AG who has made derogatory & racist comments that have no place in our justice system.— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) February 8, 2017

Here are the 21 words from civil rights icon Coretta Scott King the GOP does not want you to hear.
I wrote them over and over again.— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) February 8, 2017

Stunning moment: Elizabeth Warren silenced by McConnell on the Senate floor for speaking out against Sessions' confirmation.— Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) February 8, 2017

Notice that the GOP has gone after two civil rights icons in the last month:
1) John Lewis
2) Coretta Scott King
This is deliberate.— Broderick Greer (@BroderickGreer) February 8, 2017

Think about it: Senator Warren was silenced in the U.S. Senate for reading the words of Coretta Scott King. We are losing our democracy.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 8, 2017

GOP is angry someone read a letter saying Sessions stopped black people from voting but not angry Sessions stopped black people from voting.— Jesse Berney (@jesseberney) February 8, 2017

So a Kentucky racist shuts down the words of a dead civil rights icon to defend an Alabama racist. Nice visuals, GOP.— Kingbad (@kingbad71) February 8, 2017

Just going to leave this right here.— KY Democratic Party (@KyDems) February 8, 2017

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