Nation Topics - Voter Rights
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Two years ago, the Supreme Court gutted the VRA. Senator Patrick Leahy and Congressman John Lewis have a plan to fix that.
Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.
“There is no such thing as not voting” is the faith that Darryl Pinckney grew up in.
Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.
Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.
It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Democrats face significant obstacles in the fight to strengthen voting rights.
Voters in fourteen states faced new restrictions, and in several races, disenfranchised voters could have changed the outcome.
How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?
The fiftieth anniversary celebrations of Johnson’s Great Society agenda should not overlook the travesties of the war.