Voting Rights

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas's controversial voter ID law, the most severe in the country, has a "discriminatory effect" against minority voters, in what civil rights campaigners say is an important step towards justice for African-American, Latino, and low-income people suppressed under the rule. The three judge panel...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Rights groups are taking the North Carolina government to court over what's been described as "the most sweeping anti-voter law in decades." (Photo: SEIU/cc/flickr)
In what has become ground zero in the national fight against voter suppression...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the state legislature's...