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Voting rights in the United States - Wikipedia


The issue of voting rights in the United States, specifically the enfranchisement and disenfranchisement of different groups, has been contested throughout ...

Voting Rights | American Civil Liberties Union


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 ...

Voting Rights Act - Black History - HISTORY.com


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 rights | Hillary for America - Hillary Clinton


Ever since the Supreme Court eviscerated key provisions of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, Republican governors and legislatures across the country have ...

Voting Rights


Voting Rights. THE RIGHT T0 VOTE is one of the most cherished rights of citizenship in the United States and the basis of our democratic form of government.

Despite Court Ruling, Voting Rights Fight Continues In North ... - NPR


Sep 7, 2016 ... In the swing state of North Carolina, a fight for early voting rights that seemed to end with a strongly worded federal court ruling last month, may ...

History Of Federal Voting Rights Laws | CRT | Department of Justice


Aug 8, 2015 ... The Voting Rights Act of 1965. The 1965 Enactment. By 1965 concerted efforts to break the grip of state disfranchisement had been under way ...

VRA for Today | Moving voting rights forward


Aug 5, 2016 ... The Voting Rights Advancement Act, introduced in both chambers of Congress in June 2015, has bipartisan support in the Senate. The Voting ...

Voting Rights | MSNBC


Trump keeps pointing to a 2012 study to prove that dead people cast ballots as part of a fraudulent system. The study doesn't say what he thinks it says. 10/21/16  ...

Who Can Vote? - A News21 2012 National Project


Since 2000, a time when 146 million Americans were registered to vote, News21 found 10 cases of in-person ... Voting Rights Battles Resurface in the South.

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Our Documents - Voting Rights Act (1965)


In 1964, numerous demonstrations were held, and the considerable violence that erupted brought renewed attention to the issue of voting rights. The murder of ...

Texas voting rights: State put under court supervision for flouting ID ...


Sep 21, 2016 ... Back in July, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled that Texas' draconian new voter ID requirements are illegal under the federal ...

Here's What's Happening in the Battle for Voting Rights | Mother Jones


Aug 3, 2016 ... The courts have recently transformed the voting rights debate. Last Friday, a panel of judges struck down a sweeping set of voting restrictions ...