Tag Archives: Voter suppression

Why Not Make Voting Mandatory?

By Charles D. Ellison Convoluted and restrictive voter ID measures got you down? Still rubbing the migraine you got from voter-suppression laws? Banging your head against the wall when voter turnout is too low? Worry no more, fam, we’ve got … Continue reading

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Speaking in Raleigh, Colin Powell blasts North Carolina voting law

By John Murawski & John Frank Moments after Gov. Pat McCrory left the stage, former Secretary of State Colin Powell took aim at North Carolina’s new voting law Thursday, saying it hurts the Republican Party, punishes minority voters and makes … Continue reading

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Arizona and Kansas sue U.S. over voter registration law

By David Schwartz Kansas and Arizona filed a lawsuit against the U.S. federal government on Wednesday, seeking court approval for states to require proof of U.S. citizenship when registering to vote. The lawsuit brought by the two Republican-led states accuses … Continue reading

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North Carolina Governor Signs America’s Worst Voter Suppression Bill Into Law

By Ian Millhiser On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a massive voter suppression bill compiling numerous different provisions used to restrict voting in other states. Among other things, the bill includes a strict voter ID law, … Continue reading

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Hours After Supreme Court Strikes Down Voter Suppression Law, Senator Introduces Bill To Overturn Decision

By Scott Keyes The Supreme Court struck down an Arizona voter suppression law in a surprise move Monday, but one Republican senator is already trying to work around that decision. Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the 7-2 opinion in the … Continue reading

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