Voting Rights Act

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Southern States Are Moving To Tighten Voting Rules

Emboldened by the Supreme Court decision that struck down the heart of the Voting Rights Act, a growing number of Republican-led states are moving aggressively to tighten voting rules. Lawsuits by the Obama administration and voting rights activists say those efforts disproportionately affect minorities.

CBS Tampa–09/28/2013

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Florida Election Law Challenge Getting A Hearing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A state administrative law judge is hearing a challenge to the simultaneous use of two conflicting Florida election laws. Judge Thomas Crapps is hearing the case Friday in Tallahassee. The American […]

08/10/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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