Democrats’ voting-rights drive confronts a slim chance of becoming law and also a tough legal battle in front of a conservative judiciary.
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When the contentious, once-in-a-decade struggle over congressional mapmaking begins this year, federal judges will no longer referee.
The Democratic Party has secretly focused its attention on the nine Supreme Court justices who have the power to scuttle the H.R.1.
The Republican justices on the United States Supreme Court have just ruled that Republican state legislators can discriminate against minority voters.
The Supreme Court’s decision to preserve Arizona’s voter restrictions raises the threshold for filing federal Voting Rights Act lawsuits.
Using a verdict in an Arizona case, the Supreme Court allowed states more leeway to implement voting restrictions on Thursday.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts has championed social justice but also presided over the Supreme Court’s attack on the Voting Rights Act.
The aggregate of the Supreme Court’s election rulings might offer the Republican Party a major advantage in the 2020 midterms.
H.R.1 proposed by the Democrats currently in the Senate is a sprawling legislation that could lead to several Supreme Court cases.
Despite horrors of numerous mass shootings — 147 in 2021 already — Congress has been unable to enact commonsense reforms.