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June 11, 2024

‘Ongoing chaos’: Conservative group targets vulnerable Dem senators in scathing ad about key election issue

Why Troubling News:

This news reports that conservatives are lobbying democratic Senators in order to pass a bill to prevent non-US citizens from voting in elections. While this news may be beneficial in order to protect the legality of voting and allow people to influence policy that affects them, the anti-immigrant sentiment can't be ignored. The lax interchangeability between illegal immigrants and non-US citizens in the discourse of conservatives is troubling and shows the true underlying motives which are founded in racist stereotypes. This is characterised in phrases such as "They're killing Americans"

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