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Watch: The Voting Rights Act at Work in Alabama, Texas and South Carolina

On February 27, 2013, the Supreme Court will be hearing a case from Shelby County, Alabama, in which opponents of the Voting Rights Act are trying to strike down a key section of the law—Section 5. Section 5 is the … Continue reading

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Watch: CNN Reports on a New Study Finding that 10 Million Latinos Could Be Affected by Restrictive Voting Laws

A new report from the Advancement Project, “Segregating American Citizenship: Latino Voter Disenfranchisement in 2012,” finds that “23 states currently have legal barriers that disproportionately impact voter registration and participation by Latino citizens.”

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Civil Rights News: Defending Food Stamps; Support of Maryland’s Dream act; OH Voting Lawsuit

Compiled by David Seidman “On the backs of the hungry” Politico (Opinion) Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Rep. George Miller In a Monday opinion piece, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D. Conn., and Rep. George Miller, D. Calif., accused House Republicans of “balancing … Continue reading

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