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The Government Should Not Deny Any Citizen the Right to Vote Based on Where They Live

Segovia v. United States is a federal voting rights lawsuit which seeks to expand the right to vote in U.S. territories by arguing that the right to vote as an American should not depend on where you live. Equally American represents six U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands who are challenging federal and state laws that deny them the right to vote for President and voting representation in Congress while protecting full enjoyment of the right to vote for citizens living in other U.S. territories as well as in foreign countries. 

A year after Hurricanes Maria and Irma, it is important to recognize that the denial of voting rights in the U.S. Virgin Islands and other territories has a real-world impact on the daily lives of those who call the territories home. #Fairness4Territories #SCOTUS

More than nine million American citizens are denied the same right to vote that they would enjoy if living in another part of the country. The government should not deny any citizen the right to vote based on where they live. #Fairness4Territories #SCOTUS

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