Leaders from some nation’s top law firms announced support for Election Protection program to guard voting rights of Americans across the country.
Voting Rights Act articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Voting Rights Act was a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that prohibits discrimination in voting. It was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Also see our section on American democracy as well as our articles on African-American voting rights, Voter Access, and Racism.
Marxe School Of Public and International Affairs published a video in which experts discussed the topic “Democracy In Peril, Defending Our Voting Rights”.
Carol Anderson’s new book takes a close look at the legal history of the meaning of “one person, one vote” in America since Shelby County v. Holder ruling.
In a blow for voting rights today, an Ohio federal court ruled that the state does not have to provide relief to allow purged voters to participate.
Freedom of speech and the rule of law are enshrined in the American Constitution but a specific “right to vote” was not directly mentioned by our forefathers.
Federal Civil Rights Commission finds voting rights under attack. Vanita Gupta, issued An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States.
Today’s decision recognizes the growing presence of Puerto Rican voters and their right to fully participate in elections that would impact their future.
A great roundup of ongoing campaigns to battle continued discriminatory policies hampering voting for Native Americans
The time to reverse the gutting of the Voting Rights Act is now, as problems of voter access remain stubborn
Constant controversy and mounting court loses mean Voting Rights Act provisions could be returning