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Voter Supression Voter Id Law

A Grandmother on 'Uppity Women', Universal Suffrage and Protecting the Vote

Margaret Sullivan | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Margaret Sullivan

Ninety-four years ago, August 18, 1920, Tennessee, the last state required to approve it, ratified the 19th amendment to the Constitution. In that moment, due to an "uppity" woman who raised a thoughtful son, American women gained the right to vote.

The Challenge of Obtaining Voter Identification

Keesha Gaskins | Posted 07.25.2012 | New York
Keesha Gaskins

This is a steep price to pay for a "free" ID card, and not every American can afford it. Making voter IDs free does not address or resolve the significant barriers many voters face in obtaining one.