Voting Rights

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
More than 20 U.S. lawmakers have now said they will not attend Friday's inauguration ceremony, while Saturday's Women's March continues to gain steam. Fusion is keeping a list of representatives who are skipping President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration—a list that grew overnight after Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis in a series of tweets. "...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Saying he represents "a threat to all of our civil rights," roughly 30 people...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
 Hundreds gathered in a candlelight vigil outside the North Carolina Capitol building Monday evening calling on Governor Pat McCroary to accept defeat. (Photo: Priya/Twitter)
Vowing mass civil disobedience if North Carolina's Republican governor attempts...


Even as Antonin Scalia led his right-wing cohorts in trying to gut the Voting Rights Act, labeling it a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” Obama and Congressional leaders unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks across town. The law was challenged by Alabama officials who argued "the problem to which the Voting Rights Act was addressed is solved.” Uh, right.