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#CelebrateNVRA on National Voter Registration Day

Today is National Voter Registration Day! Voting rights advocates are using the occasion to raise awareness about the importance of voting and celebrating the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). The NVRA allows people to register to vote using a simple, … Continue reading

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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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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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Brennan Center PSA Tells Voters: Register Now, & Here’s How

By Freddi Goldstein, a Fall 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern The Brennan Center for Justice recently released a public service announcement informing people on how to ensure that their vote is counted this November. The PSA highlights the ongoing … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Youth Health Cost; PA Voter ID Law; DOJ Sues FL over Voter Suppression

Compiled by Willie Roberson, a Summer 2012 Intern Young Americans Get Health Insurance, Still Have Debt: Study Anna Yukhananov Reuters Results gathered from a study conducted through the Commonwealth Fund indicate that  President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care act has given … Continue reading

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Federal Court Blocks Portions of Florida’s Restrictive Voter Law

A federal judge has blocked portions of Florida’s restrictive voter law, signed into law last year despite concerns that it would actually suppress the vote. Continue reading

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