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.
Crystal Mason, a mother of two, says she was never told by her probation officer that she couldn't vote while on probation
"A profound step forward in expanding access to the ballot"
"This is an alarming proposal which raises the possibility that armed federal...
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