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Section 5 Voting Rights Act

Free From Voting Rights Act, State Republicans Go Straight For Voter ID, Law Changes

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Republicans in North Carolina are wasting no time moving on a controversial slate of voting laws that just a week ago would have first required approv...

WATCH: Civil Rights Lawyer: SCOTUS Ruling Marks Rise Of 'Neo-Confederacy'

Posted 06.25.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Many say today's Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act put this country back 100 years. Jacob Soboroff discusses with Elisabeth Macnamara, t...

Justice Ginsburg Blasts Court For Eviscerating Voting Rights Act

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a sharply worded opinion Tuesday, lighting into her colleagues in her dissent from the high court's d...

7 Voting Measures That Apparently Didn't Need Extra Scrutiny

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

In a 5-4 decision on Tuesday, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, effectively releasing certain states, counties and tow...

Ryan J. Reilly

Key Provision Of Voting Rights Act Struck Down By Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, the provision of the landmark civil rights law that designates which part...

Amanda Terkel

Congress Saved Section 5 Of The Voting Rights Act In 2006 -- But What About In 2013?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't too many Republicans loudly demanding that the Supreme Court uphold Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, the heart of the la...

Strong Medicine: The Continuing Struggle for the Protection of Voting Rights

Deborah N. Archer | Posted 04.28.2013 | Black Voices
Deborah N. Archer

While considerable progress has been made, the Voting Rights Act's goal of making real the promise of the Fifteenth Amendment has not been fully realized.