Despite new legislation in Congress, the VA is poised to prevent registration drives at its facilities before the November election.
The first large block of voters to be disenfranchised in 2008 are the wounded warriors from recent wars and homeless veterans living at hundreds of Department of Veterans Affairs facilities across the country, according to veterans and voting rights activists.
"President Bush and Karl Rove are attempting to block voter registration of at least 200,000 and possibly as much as 400,000 veterans," said Paul Sullivan, president of Veterans for Common Sense, referring to injured former soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in various VA treatment facilities, veterans living in the VA's nursing homes, and homeless veterans living in VA shelters.
Unflipping believable, but thoroughly predictable from this administration!
These Vets absolutely should have their votes counted and their voices heard, come November.
They know full well the ultimate price to be payed by our country's military when an administration leads this country into war based on a pack of lies.