voting rights

Florida Republicans Try to Restrict Restoration of Felon Voting Rights

Florida Republicans Try to Restrict Restoration of Felon Voting Rights

The GOP opposition to Amendment 4 will cost some ex-felons their right to vote.

Voting Rights for 1.4 Million Ex-Felons on the Ballot in Florida

After 850,000 Florida voters signed a petition to demand Amendment 4, the voter rights restoration…

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Keep Your Accolades, We’re Here for Our Piece of the Promise

It seemed as if all of America voted in Alabama’s recent special U.S. Senate election.…

50 years later voting rights still threatened

Voting Rights Still Threatened by the GOP

Nearly 50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, to outlaw discrimination based…

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North Carolina Sued by Justice Department Because of Voter ID Law

The Justice Department will sue North Carolina on Monday over the state’s new voting law,…

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:This Week in Politics

Let’s take another look at the political week that was… ●      Over 500 people have…

Why we still need the Voting Rights Act, and how the Supreme Court could make it work better instead of striking it down.

Voting Rights 2.0

Congressional District 23 cuts across a rural swath of southwestern Texas, from the state’s border with…

Virginia Senate Passes Resolution to Automatically Restore Voting Rights to Non-Violent Offenders

Virginia Senate Passes Resolution to Automatically Restore Voting Rights to Non-Violent Offenders

Aligning with Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s call to restore the votes of those that have paid their…

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NAACP Delegation Takes Voting Rights to the UN

This week, the NAACP will send a delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council…