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Growing Moral Mondays protests in Raleigh, NC led by the NAACP target conservative legislation against the poor and minority voters. Read more...
Rush Limbaugh says that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia should be "honored" to be compared to be compared to him over the justice's recent suggestion that voting rights were a "racial entitlement." Read more...
A single provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been playing a key role on the election front this year. Section 5 has blocked photo voter-ID laws, prohibited reduced early-voting periods in parts of Florida and just Tuesday barred new redistricting maps in Texas. Read more...