Political Roundup: Emancipation Sunday urges voters to remove slavery from state constitution

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2022 5:57 AM CT | Published: October 16, 2022 5:51 PM CT

Several churches rallied in support of a proposed amendment that would ban slavery in all forms in the state. A coalition of political groups is also urging voters to choose a hand-marked paper ballot.


Nov 8 2022 election slavery hand-marked paper ballots Steve Mulroy emancipation sunday African-American Clergy Collective of Tennessee tennessee constitution J. Lawrence Turner Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church Conservative Women of Collierville Shelby Advocates for Valid Elections Mike Kernell paper ballots Mitchell Morrison Take Back Tennessee

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