Voting Rights Act

High court to take new look at voting rights law

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 […]

11/09/2012

Federal court rejects new Texas voter photo ID law

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 […]

08/30/2012

Opening arguments set stage for Texas ID law trial

(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 […]

07/09/2012

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