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2012 Election Was a Victory for Democracy in a Diverse United States

One of the biggest stories of this Election Year was the struggle between the civil and human rights community and a group of politicians who set out to restrict the ability of millions of Americans to vote. It is now … Continue reading

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Valuable Resources for Voters

The election is finally here, and millions of people will be heading out to cast their vote in one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. Below we’ve compiled a list of resources to make sure that you are … Continue reading

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Voting: The Foundation of All Civil and Human Rights

The path to Election Day this Tuesday has been a long, hard, struggle for the civil and human rights community. Why?  Because there has been a shameful campaign under way across the country to make it harder for millions of … Continue reading

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Tricking the Vote: Seven Things Not to Fear on Election Day

Some politicians will stop at nothing to try to discourage people from voting.  Why?  They’re the ones who are scared of what will happen if people actually get to the polls. In honor of Halloween, here are some of the … Continue reading

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Voting Rights Victory Over Intimidating Billboards

In the wake of protests organized by civil and human rights activists, two outdoor advertising companies, Clear Channel Communications and Norton Outdoor Advertising, this week began removing controversial anti-voter billboards, which had been funded anonymously by a “private family foundation.” … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: The Man Behind Voter ID; Government Does Create Jobs; U.S. Diversity and Changing Politics

Compiled by Joe Bear, a Fall 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern The Voter-Fraud Myth The New Yorker By Jane Mayer Although voter fraud has been proven to be a nonexistent threat, Republican lawyer Hans von Spakovsky has been pushing … Continue reading

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Ohio Election Officials Make One Last Try to Limit Voting

One of the greatest victories for voting rights activists during the past year was the effort by Fair Elections Ohio and a broad coalition of organizations to defeat an unfair anti-voting law passed by the legislature and signed by the … Continue reading

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