Nov 9 2012
04:03 pm

The Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging whether minority protections in the Voting Rights Act are constitutional. Washington Post...

Tamara Shepherd's picture


...critics say that the method for selecting the places requiring special supervision — nine states and certain parts of seven others — is outdated and that there is no need for imposing greater requirements (to affect changes in these states' voting laws) for some areas of the country.

Absolutely, we still need these protections in place in these states.

Previous KV conversation on this topic of Federal "preclearance" required of these states here.

fletch's picture

Citizens United fail..back to

Citizens United fail..back to the drawing board.

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