The issue of voting rights in the United States, specifically the enfranchisement
and disenfranchisement of different groups, has been contested throughout ...
In June 2013, in a massive blow to civil rights and democracy, the U.S. Supreme
Court struck down the current coverage formula of the Voting Rights Act. The ...
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The Voting Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson (1908-73)
on August 6, 1965, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels
Voting is the foundation of our democracy. The Brennan Center is at the center of
the fight to preserve and expand the right to vote for every eligible citizen.
Nov 9, 2016 ... Tuesday election was the first since a monumental Supreme Court ruling in 2013
struck down key part of Voting Rights Act, leading to ...
Nov 19, 2016 ... Among advocates for voting rights, there was hope that a Hillary Clinton
presidency and Democratic control of Congress would help reverse ...
Dec 6, 2016 ... In the Battle Over Voting Rights, What Happens Next? ... That's exactly what
voters in North Carolina and Wisconsin will soon find out, after ...
Nov 7, 2016 ... In 2013, when Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts wrote his opinion
gutting the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder, a key part ...
Ever since the Supreme Court eviscerated key provisions of the Voting Rights Act
in 2013, Republican governors and legislatures across the country have ...