During the annual commemoration of Bloody Sunday in 1965, Vice President Joe Biden made it clear that he believes Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act remains vitally important to securing the rights of racial minorities.
The Virginia General Assembly’s Senate Privileges and Elections Committee approved a photo ID bill that will make it harder for the elderly, people with disabilities, those with limited income, and communities of color to vote on Election Day.
In the lead up to the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in Shelby v. Holder Congressman John Lewis, a renowned civil rights leader who fought for the right to vote, explains why the Voting Rights Act is still necessary.
Constitutional law professor at Washington University postulates that even if a more stringent voter ID law passes through the Missouri legislature there will very likely be court challenges at the federal level.
Consortium of Political science and law scholars argue that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is still very much need to prevent systematic discrimination against minority voters in the United States.
Lancaster mayor Rex Parris will be trial attorney in voting rights lawsuit against neighboring Palmdale
Lancaster mayor Rex Parris has signed on to become the plaintiff’s attorney in a lawsuit against the neighboring city of Palmdale, which alleges that Palmdale’s method of electing its city council suppresses Latino and African American voting rights.