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The Reason It's Called Suffrage

Suffragette looks at the issue of women getting the vote in England through a tightly focused lens. While it doesn’t tell the whole story, it’s effective at telling what it does show. 658 more words

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Kentucky Governor Restores Voting Rights To 140,000 Ex-Offenders

By Dave Kladney*

Kentucky is one of three states in the country that imposes a lifetime ban on voting for former felons.

Yesterday, out going Governor Steven Beshear restored voting rights to 140,000 nonviolent former felons. 220 more words

Killer Mike Introduces Bernie Sanders in Atlanta (Video & Link)

Bernie Sanders’ opponents often gloat that Hillary Clinton has the Black vote. But as the Black community gets to know Bernie better, they like what they find. 204 more words

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

"When Expedience Feels Like Wisdom": What, Exactly, Is It We’re Fighting To Defend?

“Let’s stop worrying about people’s rights.”

Sadly there are dozens of junctures in American history from which that shameful quote might spring.

It could date as far back as 1798 when President Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts, making it illegal to criticize the U.S. 586 more words

Fox News

"Koch Spy Agency Led By Voter Fraud Huckster": Clandestine Surveillance Operation Focused On Perceived Political Enemies

The Kochs have been complaining about a “lack of civility in politics” as they seek to boost their public image–but one of their top operatives helped propel perhaps the most egregious case of race-baiting voter fraud hucksterism in recent years. 660 more words


The Right to Vote

The right to vote, to be involved in the democratic process, it’s a concept that Western women largely take for granted. If, for whatever reason, a divorce was necessary, then any subsequent children would be placed into the care of the parent who was deemed the most responsible; gender wouldn’t come into it. 1,040 more words

Fitzhugh on voting rights

Given that Progressive America has taken steps to extend voting rights to illegal immigrants and resident aliens in California and New York, it makes sense for Southern nationalists to consider the principle upon which the franchise would rest in an independent South. 128 more words