Voting Rights Act
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most potent weapon in fighting discrimination at the ballot box comes before the Supreme Court in a case that weighs the nation’s enormous progress in civil rights against the need to continue to protect minority voters.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court says it will consider eliminating the government’s chief weapon against racial discrimination at polling places since the 1960s. Acting three days after the election, the justices are agreeing Friday […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A tough Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls discriminates against low-income blacks and Hispanics, a federal court ruled Thursday, wiping out for the November election a […]
(AP) – The state of Texas and the Justice Department are beginning their arguments in a trial over Texas’ new voter ID law, setting the stage for a legal battle over the federal Voting Rights […]