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Surprise! Black Voters Just Won A Voting Rights Case In The Supreme Court

By Ian Millhiser Alabama’s legislative maps, which minimized black voters’ influence by packing these voters into a small number of districts, will get another day in court thanks to a 5-4 decision — Justice Anthony Kennedy crossed over to vote … Continue reading

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With Voting Rights Act Gutted, Florida Set To Resume Voter Purge

By Aviva Sheen Florida’s controversial initiative to screen for suspected non-citizens and purge them from the voter rolls is allowed to officially resume, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. A Hispanic civil rights group and two naturalized citizens sued last … Continue reading

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