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Student Voting Rights Case Filed in Tennessee

A federal lawsuit was filed this week in the U.S. District Court in Nashville challenging Tennessee’s voter ID law as violating the voting rights of Tennessee college and university students. 491 more words

George Will Doesn't Know Anyone Who Is Poor

Denise, my wife, and I recently visited her parents in Champaign, Illinois. While perusing The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana’s daily, an article reminded me that the esteemed political columnist George Will, like my wife, hails from Champaign, hometown of the University of Illinois. 1,250 more words


Voting rights are still under attack ... a reminder repost

It’s hard to believe: voting rights are still under attack.In this past election, millions waited hours to vote and faced confusing voter ID laws that made it difficult to exercise their most… 232 more words

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As 2016 nears, voter disenfranchisement rolls on

It’s been 15 years since a bare Supreme Court majority reminded Americans in its Bush v. Gore decision that they have no constitutional right to vote. 939 more words

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With Voter ID Laws, Everyone Wins

by Michael Vitt


What does opening a bank account, taking the ACT test and renting a car all have in common? They all require some form of identification. 1,335 more words


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Optimist at Large

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