May 26th, 2016
We’ve known it for a long time: the true intent of discriminatory Voter ID laws is to prevent #RisingAmericanElectorate voters from being represented in our democracy. This week in Wisconsin, a former staffer who worked to pass such laws came forward – and the truth about these laws had its day in court. “Yesterday was the first day […]
May 16th, 2016
As a recent editorial in the New York Times highlights, while some states are taking advantage of the Shelby decision to prevent Americans from voting, several states are working to expand the franchise and protect citizens’ voting rights. Oregon, in particular, is blazing the path forward with its adoption of automatic voter registration at the DMV. […]
April 14th, 2016
ThinkProgress has a new interactive map featuring the stories of people who have been denied their right to vote due to state vote suppression laws implemented after the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in Shelby v. Holder. Meanwhile, emboldened by that Supreme Court victory, other […] states have accelerated their efforts to disenfranchise […]
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