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A half-century after Voting Rights Act, black religious leaders say suppression is rampant

A half-century after Voting Rights Act, black religious leaders say suppression is rampant Leaders must address continued widespread voter suppression, the president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention said on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. … Continue reading

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ABBOTT: Obama’s scheme to take over Texas

ABBOTT: Obama’s scheme to take over Texas Overruling the Supreme Court on voting rights is the start By Greg Abbott The Washington Times July 30, 2013 The Obama administration’s interference in Texas’ redistricting and voter-ID litigation does not protect voting … Continue reading

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AG Eric Holder: Justice Department targeting Texas redistricting in voting-rights fight

AG Eric Holder: Justice Department targeting Texas redistricting in voting-rights fight WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Justice Department is opening a new front in the battle for voter protections, a response to the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Voting Rights Act Texas and other southern states are off the hook for now, in having to obtain federal approval when it comes to new voting laws. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that provision … Continue reading

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