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The Rev. Darryl Gray stands for a portrait before a voter rights rally on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Gray is the chair of the social justice commission for the Missionary State Baptist Convention of Mis

The Rev. Darryl Gray stands for a portrait before a voter rights rally on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Gray is the chair of the social justice commission for the Missionary State Baptist Convention of Missouri. 

Missouri’s Republican-led House approved bills that impose strict photo ID and other voter requirements — part of a wave of measures proposed across the country that reflect a deep partisan divide over who has access to the polls and how.

 

NPR article here.

A crowd of people stand and sit while listening to a voter rights rally on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. All three are from St. Louis. The rally was held as part of the 2021 Missouri Voting Right Lobby Day

A crowd of people stand and sit while listening to a voter rights rally on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. All three are from St. Louis. The rally was held as part of the 2021 Missouri Voting Right Lobby Day.

The Rev. Cassandra Gould, executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, sits for a portrait on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri Faith Voices is a Black woman-led multi-faith, multiracial, non-partisan

The Rev. Cassandra Gould, executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, sits for a portrait on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri Faith Voices is a Black woman-led multi-faith, multiracial, non-partisan organization that seeks to untether faith from white supremacy, according to Gould.

Rep. Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville debates with Otto Fajen of Missouri National Education Association about a bill on ballot language during a Missouri Senate Local Government and Elections Committee hearing on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri S

Rep. Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville debates with Otto Fajen of Missouri National Education Association about a bill on ballot language during a Missouri Senate Local Government and Elections Committee hearing on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo.

The Rev. Darryl Gray, right, speaks to the crowd during a voter rights rally on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Gray is the chair of the social justice commission for the Missionary State Baptist Convention

The Rev. Darryl Gray, right, speaks to the crowd during a voter rights rally on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Gray is the chair of the social justice commission for the Missionary State Baptist Convention of Missouri. 

The exterior of the Missouri State Capitol is seen on the morning of Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Jefferson City, Mo.

The exterior of the Missouri State Capitol is seen on the morning of Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Jefferson City, Mo. 

John Bowman, St. Louis County NAACP President, left, and Maria Benevento, St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter, sit outside the Missouri Senate Local Government and Elections Committee hearing on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jef

John Bowman, St. Louis County NAACP President, left, and Maria Benevento, St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter, sit outside the Missouri Senate Local Government and Elections Committee hearing on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Since the room was at full capacity, Benevento listened to the hearing on her phone. 

Missouri State Rep. John Simmons, R-Washington stands for a portrait in his office on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Simmons is sponsoring legislation aiming to change voting laws.

Missouri State Rep. John Simmons, R-Washington stands for a portrait in his office on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Simmons is sponsoring legislation aiming to change voting laws. 

Members of the Missouri State House vote on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo.

Members of the Missouri State House vote on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo.

A south entrance of the Missouri State Capitol is seen on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Jefferson City, Mo.

A south entrance of the Missouri State Capitol is seen on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Jefferson City, Mo. 

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