Voting Rights

Julia Conley, staff writer
Judge Loretta Biggs said the law's provision preventing voters from showing public assistance ID cards to vote was "particularly suspect."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"On this historic day, New Jersey has lifted... 83,000 ghosts of democracy out...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Warning of 2020 impact, one critic said Georgia could remain a red state solely...


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.