Stacey Abrams: Voter suppression is designed to create barriers for some voters

Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams on voter suppression.

Video Transcript

- We know it's a fact. Republicans are making it harder for people to vote, right? Especially here in Georgia. And like you mentioned, with S.B. 202 reduced the number of ballot boxes. But at the same time, there was a record number of people turning out in the primaries. Do you feel as though the voting rights law was as bad as you said it was?

STACEY ABRAMS: Absolutely. Voter suppression isn't designed to stop all voting. It is designed to create barriers for some voters. The more reductive way to put it is, just because more people get in the water, it doesn't mean there are fewer sharks.