Voting Rights

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Monday brought a victory for voting rights. The U.S. Supreme Court declined (pdf) to review a lower court's decision that struck down North Carolina's controversial voter ID law. According to Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project, the development means "[a]n ugly chapter in voter suppression is finally closing." A federal appeals...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Wisconsin's voter ID law may have suppressed a stunning 200,000 votes in the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
For the fifth time, a court has ruled that a Texas voter identification law was...

Further

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.