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Justice Scalia's Latest 'Racial Entitlement' Remark

Spencer Overton | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Spencer Overton

Now comes word that on Monday night, Scalia told a group of students that the provision is an "embedded" form of "racial preferment." Even aside from improperly commenting on a pending case, Scalia is wrong.

Scalia: Voting Rights Act Is An 'Embedded' Form Of 'Racial Preferment'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Monday that the Voting Rights Act is an "embedded" form of "racial preferment," according to a report in The...

Bring Voting Rights Law Into the 21st Century

Kat Kane | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Kat Kane

If skepticism from the Supreme Court's conservative wing is any indication, a core provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 could be struck down this year. This should alarm anyone who views voting as a fundamental right and not a "racial entitlement."

WATCH: Colbert Piles On Scalia's Racial Comments

Posted 03.07.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert spent much of Wednesday's "Colbert Report" unpacking the challenge to the Voting Rights Act that currently sits before the Supreme Cou...

When a Troll Is Not a Troll

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.04.2013 | Media
Robert J. Elisberg

It's clear from her comments that Ms. Kelly didn't even begin to grasp what Rachel Maddow was saying. Ms. Kelly seems to think that in calling Justice Scalia a "troll," Ms. Maddow was referring to him as a little ogre who lived under a bridge and stalked people like Rapunzel.

Jennifer Bendery

Clyburn: Scalia Rejects Voting Rights Act Because He's 'White And Proud' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) said Friday that he was "absolutely shocked" to hear Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia describe a key pie...