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A woman votes in the March 1, 2016 Super Tuesday primary at Centreville High School in Centreville, Virginia. (Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Reprehensible Power Grab': Outrage as Georgia House Passes GOP Bill Restricting Voting Rights
"Georgia Republicans didn't like the results of the 2020 election so they decided they would try to dictate who they will let vote and who they won't let vote."
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Republican state legislators in Georgia are pursuing election reforms that critics warn will limit ballot access. (Photo: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) News
After Series of Democratic Victories, Rights Advocates Blast Georgia GOP for 'Brazenly Trying to Silence Voters'
"This bill is Jim Crow with a suit and tie," warns one local critic.
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Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) listens as Peter T. Gaynor, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) testifies during a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Capitol Hill July 22, 2020 in Washington DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images) News
Citing Anti-KKK Law, NAACP and Rep. Bennie Thompson Sue Trump and Far-Right Allies Over Capitol Attack
"Donald Trump needs to be held accountable for deliberately inciting and colluding with white supremacists to stage a coup, in his continuing efforts to disenfranchise African-American voters."
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Last year, an artist projected "Pay Trump bribes here" and "emoluments welcome" onto the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. to protest President Donald Trump's refusal to divest from his businesses. News
'That's Insane... He Still Has the Money': SCOTUS Tosses Emoluments Lawsuits Targeting Trump
One watchdog critic angered by the court's decision said, "Congress must act now to ensure that no future president can profit off the presidency."
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New data from the U.S. Crisis Monitor and the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) show that police used violence against leftist demonstrators three times as often as against rightwing protesters. (Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images) News
New Analysis Shows US Police 3 Times More Likely to Use Violence Against Leftist Protesters Than Far-Right
The report's findings came as a surprise to virtually no one.
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Protesters march near the Minneapolis Police Department's 1st Precinct during a demonstration against police brutality and racism on August 24, 2020. (Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Justice Was Not Served': No Charges Against Kenosha Cop Who Shot and Paralyzed Jacob Blake
"We feel this decision failed not only Jacob and his family, but the community that protested and demanded justice," said his attorneys.
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Protesters in a Black Lives Matter march in Washington, D.C. on June 3, 2020. (Photo: Tasos Katopidis/Getty Images) News
Civil Rights Groups Urge Biden to Nominate Attorney General Dedicated to 'Bedrock Principle of Equal Justice'
"We need an attorney general... committed to ending discrimination; addressing white supremacy and hate violence; and advancing racial, gender, disability, ethnic, religious, immigrant, and LGBTQ justice."
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Long lines plagued many primary and general elections in 2020, as here in Atlanta, Georgia on June 9, 2020. (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) News
Civil Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over Planned Closure of More Than Half of Early Runoff Voting Sites in Key Georgia County
The coronavirus pandemic "has had extremely harsh effects in Black and Latinx communities and makes in-person voting on Election Day an untenable option for many voters," the groups' letter states.
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Philadelphians held a rally at Independence Mall to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election on November 7, 2020. (Photo: Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
'A Win for Voters': Rights Advocates Celebrate After Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Attempt to Block Certification of PA Election Results
"The Trump campaign should end its pathetic and futile attempts to subvert democracy and ignore the will of the people."
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Mail-in ballots in their envelopes await processing at the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorders' mail-in ballot processing center at the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, California, on October 28, 2020. (Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Haul Louis DeJoy in Front of a Criminal Grand Jury': Outrage After Postal Service Misses Court-Ordered Election Day Deadline
"It's how we all thought they would do it. It's what they said they wouldn't do. And it's exactly what they are doing."
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