Currently, 12 states do not allow those who have served their time, meaning they are no longer in prison and no longer on parole, to vote.
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It’s the end of an era.
This is a clearly racist attempt to keep black voters from the polls.
This is absolutely horrifying. You won’t hear this on Fox News.
A major setback to Republican obstructionism.
As frightening as the idea is, this man actually wants to bring back Jim Crow voting.
From protecting LGBT rights, voting rights and immigration rights to taking on America’s systemic racism in the justice system, Attorney General Eric Holder has always done what was best for the American people, and he will certainly be missed.
North Carolina Republicans are so smug when it comes to their redistricting plans. After all, they’ve been getting away with the same kinds of election rigging schemes for years.
A Tennessee professor wonders if we wouldn’t be better off if we tested Americans before allowing them to vote. See that slippery slope? Yeah, he’s headed for it.
Dr. Ben Carson celebrates MLK Day in the most offensive way he could think of: by going on television to suggest that President Obama isn’t really black.
Congratulations, TX Republicans for finding the most offensive way possible to celebrate MLK Day and the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.
Widow Of Murdered Civil Rights Activist Guts Republican Congress For Failing To Protect Voting Rights
The widow of a slain Freedom Summer worker has some words for the Republican Congress: Protect voting rights for every individual in the United States!
It’s true! The Republican Party would be racially inclusive if only the Democrats were less racist! Or something…
What happened when a group of Harvard students took the 1964 Louisiana Literacy Test that was designed to keep black people from voting? They all failed.
The GOP couldn’t be more transparent about their real concern — and it isn’t voter fraud. Their attempts at voter suppression add up to a naked power grab.
Nearly 100% of Blacks and 71% of Latinos voted for Democrats in 2012 … is that why Texas Republicans are so afraid?
Attorney General Eric Holder believes there is plenty of bite left in the Voting Rights Act to effectively take on states with a history of discrimination.
Many believe we are celebrating our freedom this 4th of July. Unfortunately Supreme Court sanctioned Jim Crow laws say otherwise. This affects us all.
When the Supreme Court decided to gut the Voting Rights Act, we lost a landmark piece of legislation that was pivotal in the fight against discrimination.
The Supreme Court handed down a decision against Native Americans while the nation was distracted by marriage and voting rights.