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Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting Restrictions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina’s sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups. 681 more words

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Butterfield Statement on SCOTUS Voter ID Decision

For Immediate Release

Date: May 15, 2017

Contact: Meaghan Lynch

Office: (202) 225.3101

Butterfield Statement on SCOTUS Voter ID Decision

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. 177 more words

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Despite Republican Majority, U.S. Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina Voter ID Law as Racist

Despite the fact that Donald Trump nominated Justice Neil Gorsuch, who is now firmly seated on the U.S. Supreme Court, our highest court has rejected an appeal to reinstate North Carolina’s voter ID law this week.

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Wisconsin’s Voter ID Laws Likely Suppressed 200,000 Votes, And May Have Given Trump The Election

After the Republican-led statehouse in Wisconsin changed its voter registration law mandating stricter identification, more than 200,000 mostly African Americans were not able to vote in the 2016 presidential election, according to a recently released study. 259 more words

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Stakes High For Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election Looming

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel. 114 more words

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Intentionally Discriminatory, Again.

by Erin Eriksen, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group

Therefore, this Court holds, again, that SB 14 was passed with a discriminatory purpose in violation of Section 2, of the Voting Rights Act”(Ramos, 2017). 454 more words

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