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Voting Rights Supreme Court

Voting Laws Are Still Up In The Air In These States

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

With just about 10 months until Election Day, ongoing courtroom battles over voting restriction have made it so that we still don’t know exactly whe...

Ryan J. Reilly

Congressman: Supreme Court Decision 'Made Me Want To Cry' | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he wanted to cry after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights...

Is the Right to Vote Really Worth Fighting For?

Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry

One line, in particular, haunted me from the New York Times piece: "Chief Justice Roberts seemed skeptical about the continued need for Section 5. 'Things have changed in the South,' he said."