The right-wing attack against ACORN and its voter registration drive is based on clear falsehoods and is the latest chapter in a history of deliberate voter suppression orchestrated by the right, according to this video released by Brave New Films.
Over the last 18 months, ACORN has waged a voter registration campaign, which successfully helped enfranchise 1.3 million new voters. Conservative politicians and commentators, abetted by some media outlets, have countered that effort with a weeks-long campaign to discredit ACORN over bogus allegations of voter fraud.
ACORN is holding screening house parties in 17 cities around the country, including Washington; Boston; Springfield, Mass.; Los Angeles; Cleveland; Columbus; Cincinnati; Philadelphia; Hartford, Conn.; Orlando, Fla.; Houston; Dallas; Bridgeport, Conn.; Detroit; Flint, Mich.; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.; and Charlotte, N.C.
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