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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Author: Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

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