Voting Rights Act could be challenged by Supreme Court but Congress has final say to protect voting rights
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.
Stephen Colbert Gives His Focus to Voting Rights Acts
Colbert makes fun of assault on crucial focus to Voting Rights Acts with guests from NAACP and good laughs at the ridiculousness of the situation.
NAACP President Lashes Out at Justice Scalia on Voting
Supreme Court Justice Scalia on voting comments about race raised worries about court decision
Justice Scalia’s Entitlement Comment Spreads Shock
Seeing voting as Justice Scalia’s entitlement comment does, comments have shocked community
Supreme Court Justices in Demeaning Democracy Remarks
Civil rights leaders very worried about Demeaning Democracy Remarks from Supreme Court Justices
Activists Worried About Supreme Court’s Intentions
Justices may overturn what’s left of Voting Rights Act as many are worried about Supreme Court
Democracy Protesters Gather Outside Supreme Court Building
Diverse group of protesters gather outside Supreme Court to protect democracy for the vulnerable
Progress on Minority Rights Threatened at Supreme Court
Move towards possible lifting of Voting Rights Act provisions as election minority rights threatened at Supreme Court
Political Scientists Make Call for Questions About Voting Rights
Supreme Court looking at overturning Voting Rights Act and political scientists are mad they are not being asked questions about voting rights
New Supreme Court Voting Rights Cases Watched
Will new Supreme Court voting rights cases be more involved in changing American election law?