It is not coincidence that pressure from this all or nothing voter suppression strategy has been felt by folks in battleground states like Florida and Ohio--two states that Romney must win if he has any chance at nabbing the top job.
It is vital that Texas SB 14 is examined and judged by the potential and obvious outcomes its implementation would produce, which will undoubtedly be to disproportionally disenfranchise and abridge the right of certain classes of American citizens to vote.
Eric Holder, Attorney General of the U.S., and the Department of Justice have vowed to fight for the right to vote by oppposing the Texas Voter ID laws, as well as the restrictive voting laws passed in Florida and other states.
No doubt our achievements for women's equality outweigh our lapses, but this is no time to be self-congratulatory. Vermont will become a state that gives equal opportunity and responsibility to women only when political power is equally shared.
The ACLU, along with its partners, recently sued the State of Georgia for denying lower-income and disabled voters the opportunity to participate in our democracy.
"We must have certainty in South Carolina that zombies aren't voting," Rep. Alan Clemmons has testified at a hearing into claims that more than 950 people who voted in the recent elections could actually be dead.
The Democracy Restoration Act would strengthen our democracy by creating a broader and more just base of voter participation. No citizen should be denied their right to vote due to a past criminal conviction.
Millions of people convicted of felonies will be barred from voting in the upcoming presidential election. This is a mind-boggling number of people who will be disenfranchised.
Whether by intention or not, politicians and media have managed to conflate a host of election administration problems under the umbrella of "voter fraud".
The United States government has experienced absolutely no difficulty in borrowing the money needed to cover its short-fall in revenue relative to expenditures.
The nice lady behind the table wonders if I might have an ID card I can show her. She's only asking, not demanding. She's certainly not requiring. Req...
As Marylanders headed to the polls to choose their governor last November, computers were dialing up 112,000 of them with an unusual message: Don't bother to vote. The calls went to households in mostly African-American precincts.
Here a few photographs I shot during the 2010 election on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations. To find out why I was there and how the Oglala Lako...
Given the years-long, well-orchestrated campaign by Republicans and their sympathizers targeting African-Americans for voter suppression, Lindsay Granger has good cause for "hypersensitivity."
Our tech guru gestured enthusiastically towards the printer while asking me, "How's the new id-enabled printing going?" "The what?" "Id-enabled pri...
After months of continual efforts to repress and even shut down Oglala participation in the national election, the simple fact that tribe members were able to fill out ballots on November 2 was a victory for equal rights.