Voting Rights Act

Chief Justice Roberts Used Slavery-Era Principles To Gut The Voting Rights Act
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice relied on a theory which is not contained in the US constitution, but is a slavery-era theory, to gut the Voting Rights Act in his decision last year. Read more...
Maher Lets Supreme Court And Justice Roberts Have It For Gutting Voting Rights
Real Time's Bill Maher let our Supreme Court and Chief Justice John Roberts have it for gutting the Voting Rights Act and allowing our elections to be sold to the highest bidder during his New Rules segment at the close of his show this Friday. Read more...
Colin Powell: Voting Restrictions 'Are Going To Backfire' On Republicans
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday warned fellow Republicans that voting restrictions designed to reduce the turnout of minorities, young people and seniors were "going to backfire" on the party. Read more...
92-Year-Old Black Woman Sues Just Hours After North Carolina Gov. Signs Voter ID Law
Just hours after North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a sweeping voter ID measure into law, a 92-year-old African-American woman has sued the state claiming that her constitutional rights had been violated. Read more...
Fox's Easton: Idea That Voter ID Laws Are Discriminating Is 'Liberal Ruse' To 'Gin Up' The Vote
Fox regular Nina Easton called the claim that voter ID laws are discriminatory a "liberal ruse" to "gin up" the black and Latino vote following Eric Holder's announcement that he plans to fight Texas on their recent voting rights restrictions. Read more...

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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Thursday said that if Congress decides to patch the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court recent declared parts of it unconstitutional then there would be "no logical reason ballots should be in anything other than English." Read more...
The Supreme Court ruling that struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act depended on a great deal of mendacity in its text, but also its context. This is about the latter. Read more...
If Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is right that Congress cannot treat different states differently, then the residents of Blue State America should be asking for a lot of money back from the federal government. Read more...