Voting Rights

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the fundamental right of Pennsylvanians to fair representation—something they have been denied since this gerrymandered map was put in place."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
I am ready sign
On the 50th anniversary of the sanitation workers' march in Memphis, labor...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
2016 ballot
If fulfilled, warns expert, "Texas voters would have been subject to...


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.