Category Archives: voting rights

Big yippee! SCOTUS won’t review NC voter ID law decision

Source: Strict North Carolina Voter ID Law Thwarted After Supreme Court Rejects Case – The New York Times In the midst of the genuine joy over this BIG non-decision is this, via the reprehensible John Roberts–whose court damned the Voting … Continue reading

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“The Voting Rights Act May Be Coming Back From the Dead”

Source: The Voting Rights Act May Be Coming Back From the Dead | Mother Jones I don’t want you all to get too excited about this. I’m too excited. Let me bear the entire burden. And just when the racist, … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Civil Rights Cases of 1883 (killing civil rights)

5. The Civil Rights Cases (1883): Another testament to the Court’s failure to protect civil rights, the Civil Rights Cases struck down the Civil Rights Act of 1875. That law sought to ban racial discrimination in businesses and public accommodations. … Continue reading

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