After Ruling, States Rush to Enact Voting Laws

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Experts predict an increase in lawsuits in states that are no longer covered under the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court ruling last month.

Greg Russak‘s insight:

“The speed with which some of these jurisdictions have rushed forward to implement voting changes that were previously thought to be discriminatory, or at least suspected of being discriminatory, shows the real urgency for Congress acting,” she said. – Wendy R. Weiser, the director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice

It’s blatant and obvious what’s happening now. It’s voter suppression.

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