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Eunice Hyon Min Rho
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Eunice Hyon Min Rho is an Advocacy and Policy Counsel with the ACLU, where she provides legislative counsel on issues relating to voter suppression and religious freedom. Previously, she was with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, where she organized voter protection campaigns and litigated consumer frauds cases. She has worked as an assistant to the General Counsel of The Legal Aid Society in New York City and also as an associate at the law firm of White & Case. She graduated in 2006 from the University of Michigan Law School.

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History Repeats Itself: Why Is South Dakota Denying American Indians an Equal Opportunity to Vote?

(4) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 4:39 PM

Every election, South Dakota voters have 46 days when they can vote early, which makes it easier for people to take part in our democracy. But the rules appear to be different for American Indian voters living on reservations in the state--at least according to recent actions by the South...

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Photo ID Law on Trial in Pennsylvania: What's at Stake for Our Democracy

(65) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 12:18 PM

Margaret Pennington, a 90-year-old Chester County resident and lifelong voter, votes by going to her polling place two blocks away. She also no longer drives and depends on her daughter to take her around. She lives about 25 miles away from the nearest PennDOT office, Pennsylvania's equivalent of a DMV...

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Why the Voting Rights Act Matters

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 11:24 AM

During the signing ceremony of the Voting Rights Act, President Lyndon B. Johnson characterized the law as "one of the most monumental laws in the entire history of American freedom." Since that day, this landmark civil rights law has steadily and surely defeated and deterred countless discriminatory and varied...

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The Conspiracy to Expand Democracy

(2) Comments | Posted February 16, 2012 | 5:42 PM

Even though we pride ourselves as a beacon of democracy around the world, a recent Pew Report revealed that we are falling far short of our ideals. We are one of the few democratic nations in the world that imposes on voters the burden of registration. This has significant...

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Don't Shrink Our Democracy

(12) Comments | Posted December 8, 2011 | 2:51 PM

This Saturday, December 10, the American Civil Liberties Union, along with our friends at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and many others, will march in the streets of New York City in support of our most fundamental American right of all -- the right...

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