Justice Department Protects Voting Rights for Minorities in Texas

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Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder used his powers under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to block enforcement of a prohibitive new voting law in Texas. The law would have required voters to show government-issued identification at the polls. The Justice Department ruled that Texas’ law would disproportionately deny Hispanics and other marginalized populations […]

Blocking the Vote

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The vast array of new voting restrictions may affect your right to vote this November–and could change election outcomes By Ashley Lopez Ruthelle Frank, an 84-year-old resident of a small town in Wisconsin, is suing her home state because, for the first time in her adult life, she might not be able to vote. In […]