Voter suppression

Texas AG Greg Abbott’s Odd Defense Against Voter Discrimination Accusations

Texas AG Greg Abbott’s Odd Defense Against Voter Discrimination Accusations

Since the provision of the Voting Rights Act that demands that certain states who had a history of discriminatory voting practices to have preclearance of a federal level before changing any of  their voting laws have been dropped by the United States Supreme Court, U.S.  Attorney General Eric Holder, in an effort to encourage congress […]

N.C. GOP Push Through Strict Voter I.D. Laws (Video)

N.C. GOP Push Through Strict Voter I.D. Laws (Video)

This week, the North Carolina legislature will most likely pass a strict new voter ID law that could disenfranchise as many as 318,000 registered voters who don’t have the few selected forms of accepted state-issued ID. Of the many disenfranchised it’s estimated that 1/3 are African – American and over half are registered Democrats. The […]