In a recent interview with Cosmopolitan, Senator Amy Klobuchar who is running for President argued that America isn’t doing enough to protect voting rights.
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The DGA and Fair Right are combining efforts to battle perceived attempts to suppress the vote of traditionally “under counted″ voting blocs.
D-Sen for Vermont Patrick Leahy urged Republican-led Senate to move on bill restoring protections in 1965 Voting Rights Act struck by Supreme Court in 2013.
On Friday the House passed Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R.4) restoring protections in 1965 Voting Rights Act struck by a 2013 Supreme Court decision.
Common Cause has issued a statement welcoming the passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act (HR 4) by the House of Representative.
Tuesday, a Mississippi Federal Appeals Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of state laws that permanently bar certain felons from voting.
The Democratic primary debates are set to have presidential hopefuls pitching their vision to American voters. Here are seven questions they should answer.
Article by Yael Bromberg offers a new way of thinking youth voting rights and proposes solution for examining future claims on behalf of this class.
Criminal disenfranchisement laws strip voting rights from people with past criminal convictions, excluding millions of Americans from democratic process.
Florida felon voting restrictions to finally have day in court. This comes after suing over Florida GOP-controlled legislature hook on felon voting rights