Voters rights addressed at Rainbow PUSH meeting

June 18, 2011 (CHICAGO)

Elected political leaders from around the country joined Rainbow PUSH founder and president the Rev. Jesse Jackson, at the conference kickoff.

The group is speaking out against what they call state-level voter suppression efforts in the run-up to next year's elections.

Saturday's events also included a reunion day picnic and panel discussion featuring victims of wrongful convictions.

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