Stacey Abrams, Michelle Obama urge voters to join the fight to protect access to the ballot The former gubernatorial candidate and the former first lady warn of "dangerous legislation" in states across the country that would limit the right to vote. Fair Fight, CAP Action will bring people to Washington to lobby lawmakers face-to-face for voting rights billsStacey Abrams's voting rights group has been urging voters to call members of Congress, now it's bringing them to Washington to lobby lawmakers in person. Sheila Jackson-Lee arrested at voting rights protests on Capitol HillSheila Jackson-Lee was the third Congress member to be arrested in the nonviolent protests Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is third House Dem arrested in three weeks for voter rights protests Sheila Jackson Lee is third Black lawmaker to be arrested during voting rights protestsCongress members Joyce Beatty and Hank Johnson were previously arrested for participating in separate demonstrations Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee arrested at voting rights protests on Capitol HillRep. Sheila Jackson-Lee became the third member of Congress to be detained in protests aimed at rally support for federal voting legislation. 'Good Trouble': Black caucus embraces civil disobedienceCivil disobedience was an integral part of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s and is playing a pivotal role again as Black lawmakers express discontent over inaction on voting rights. One third of states have passed restrictive voting laws this yearPHOENIX — One in every three states across the nation have passed new laws restricting voter access to the ballot in the wake of the 2020 elections, a torrid pace that showcases the national battle over election reform.