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Voting Rights Act

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Govt To Sue North Carolina Over New Voter Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme […]

09/30/2013

Supporters of the Voting Rights Act listen to speakers discussing the Supreme Court's rulings outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. The court ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which aimed at protecting minority voters, is unconstitutional. The high court convened again today to rule on some high profile decisions including two on gay marriage and one on voting rights. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

N.C. Senate Delaying Voter ID Bill For Another Week

The Senate is putting on hold for another week debating legislation that would require photo identification to vote in person in North Carolina.

07/01/2013

Deborah Rice-Marko votes in the South Carolina primary at an East Bay Street voting station on Jan. 21, 2012 in Charleston, S.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Federal Panel Determining If SC Voter ID Law Violates Voting Rights Act

South Carolina is in federal court arguing that its new law requiring people prove their identity at the polls won’t make voting so tough that it reduces turnout of African-Americans, Hispanics and other minorities.

09/24/2012

A Philadelphia voter (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

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