But Democrats and other critics of the bill argue that election opportunities should be expanded, not diminished.
"This is one more attempt to restrict access to Georgia citizens to the sacred right to vote," said Andrea Young, executive director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. "Weekend voting hours are critical to our citizens who work hard and work long hours."
The bill, which is pending in the Georgia House, could receive final votes before this year’s legislative session ends Thursday.
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