State Rep. Park Cannon addresses media after case dismissed by Fulton County DA

Cannon was arrested after knocking on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's door during the signing of the state’s new voting laws, which she says are a form of voter suppression.
3:26 | 04/08/21

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Transcript for State Rep. Park Cannon addresses media after case dismissed by Fulton County DA
Joining. Beat more I make my statement I would like to state clearly. And distinctly. That we need all organizations and individuals. Around the state of Georgia to double down. Make sure voters understand the new law impacting voting Citic built too low to. Because as Tara wall and suppressed as it is is still a lot. We cannot afford to lose the gains that we are making cell. Until. We have changed real we must understand. The new law. I want if they guy. Voight is by his grace that I can stand here today. Our state capital. After what it's not like the longest two weeks of my life. Free from the threat but eight years in prison for simply doing my job. Thank you district attorney Bonnie Willis. And the flooding county district attorney's office and staff. For that there out and complete investigation. Of the facts that super forehands that led to be dismissed all the other felony charges that I face to. But today I have come. To tell the world's. Biggest time. She'll lean. And the joy that I feel for the dismissal of the charges I face. This tenth hurt. By the fact that I should have never heard men arrested in the first place. Two weeks ago today. Writing checks and his office. Surrounded by a group of little voice. And did a lot one of the most race cyst pieces of legislation. But in my lifetime. This I don't. This happens they strategically. Positioned themselves. Under a disgraceful play seeing Kate king. Other southern plantation. As if to remind aware all of its commitment. And their commitments. To apart tags. It's very let's equivalent. To taking. A news. And placing it not around just one black or brown George and like taking new assistance and simultaneously. Placing them. Around five million black and brown voters lynching I saw at this day and time with a one stroke about ten. Yeah so I knocked on the dollar. Can't. What happened to see me. See all of those who I represents. So I knocked on the dole. Today. I Alcee L. That I will keep knocking. And I ask you enjoy exact she'll keep not getting. Eric I keep knocking. Still ice and not and the key not saying. Did not seeing. Keep not keeping.

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