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Voting Rights


Ocasio-Cortez Says US 'Witnessing a Judicial Coup in Process'

"It is our duty to check the Court's gross overreach of power in violating people's inalienable rights and seizing for itself the powers of Congress and the president."

Brett Wilkins ·

Grave Warnings as Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Threatens 'Future of Voting Rights'

"Buckle up," implores one prominent legal scholar. "An extreme decision here could fundamentally alter the balance of power in setting election rules in the states and provide a path for great threats to elections."

Brett Wilkins ·

In Blow to Voting Rights, SCOTUS Saves Louisiana's Racially Rigged Electoral Map

"Black Louisianans deserve fair representation. The fight for racial justice and equality is far from over," vowed one civil rights group.

Brett Wilkins ·

Trump Isn't on Trial—All of Us Are

It is our democracy—not just the former president—that is in the dock. Will it be defended or deformed? Will it end strengthened or undermined?

Jesse Jackson ·

The Movement to Restore Ex-Felons' Voting Rights is Now Focusing on the States

Felony disenfranchisement laws are rooted in the Jim Crow era and were implemented to suppress Black electoral power

Benjamin Barber ·

The Insurrection Isn't Over: January 6 Hearings Reveal Threat of Future Election Violence

The House Committee hearings provide a unique opportunity for the public to see how the failed insurrection on January 6th set in motion a series of events that is likely to result in coordinated violence and disruption in upcoming elections.

Michael Latner ·

'Chilling': Trump Allies Sought to Send Armed Private Contractors to Seize Voting Machines

"This was a failed coup and these people are still plotting," said one observer.

Julia Conley ·

Tapes Expose GOP Plot to Install Poll Workers in 'Massive Election Subversion Program'

Recordings obtained by Politico detail strategy by GOP operatives to disrupt upcoming elections.

Andrea Germanos ·

Faith Leaders Call for Federal Election Monitors in Georgia to Protect Black Voters

"It is imperative that our election this November is monitored to preserve ballot integrity and ensure ballot security."

Brett Wilkins ·

'A Slap in the Face to Voters': Kansas Supreme Court Upholds GOP Map

"This case is only one skirmish in the wholesale assault on democracy in Kansas and around the country," said the head of the state's ACLU.

Jessica Corbett ·

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