On ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary Biden visits Selma

Biden says voting rights still under attack

 Biden used the searing memories of Selma’s “Bloody Sunday”

Biden told a crowd of several thousand people. The right to vote ... to have your vote counted is the threshold of democracy and liberty 

crowd seated on one side of the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge 

Biden says fundamental right remains under assault 

conservative Supreme Court has gutted the Voting Rights Act over the years 

Biden says wave of states and dozens and dozens of anti-voting laws fueled  

Biden promised to pursue sweeping legislation to bolster protection of voting rights 

The visit to Selma was a chance for Biden to speak directly to the current generation of civil rights activists