His dismissal comes amid accusations that his proposal discriminated against black voters.
Critics say the Texas law was tailored to make it harder for minorities and immigrants to vote.
A state senator called the decision a “blatantly political effort to quell participation in Illinois elections.”
The state could play a pivotal role in the upcoming election.
Millions aren't allowed to vote, but Americans want that to change.
Though slow and unsteady, the gradual expansion of voting rights in the United States has been one of our country's most significant achievements. But now, groups of politicians and their supporters, seeking to steer outcomes of elections in their favor, are working to restrict access to voting.
I hope the following tips inspire you to participate in our democracy! 9. Set priorities and keep your messaging consistent
The judge had not posted a public order by the week's end on her decision. The assertions also come as lawsuits in federal
Why is Wisconsin placing these burdens on the right to vote? It's not to prevent in-person voter fraud. State officials admit that's not a problem and never has been. No, this law is about preventing voting.
We need to start at the beginning. Support our children. Educate all children. Rework the justice system. Help those who make small mistakes to atone for them and reintegrate successfully into society, rather than losing them into the system.
The most powerful impact of the Supreme Court's decision on Voting Rights may not be on the size of the minority vote. Instead, its most profound -- and insidious -- effect may reside in the weight it lends to an emergent narrative that racism is no longer a serious problem and that the real threat to equal justice now is "reverse discrimination" against whites.
Our votes shouldn't be precious and fragile, susceptible to inconveniences and disenfranchisement. They are our right, and Ohioans know it like no one else.