Keep your eyes on the prize, Oh Lord!! #RighttoVote #Uncounted Journalists like April Ryan and Errin Haines are using their bylines to uplift faces and voices of voter suppression in the void of congressional action on the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The fight to vote is continuous, This article discusses the importance of involvement and federal legislation. Specifically, it discusses why Congress should pass the Freedom to Vote Act.
This article discusses the Native American Voting Rights Act, which was introduced last month.
Interesting article on the Census, race, and self-identification.
An unprecedented analysis of state voting laws and legislation. This is a great site for my election law students and others to understand the voting rights landscape. @ubaltlaw @adv_project
“While SB 1 makes some changes that could expand access, namely increasing early voting hours in smaller, mostly Republican counties, the new law otherwise restricts how and when voters cast ballots. It specifically targets voting initiatives used by diverse, Democratic Harris County, the state’s most populous, by banning overnight early voting hours and drive-thru voting — both of which proved popular among voters of color last year.” Source: Texas voting bill signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott | The Texas Tribune
Changing demographics and partisanship are in a battle for democracy. What can we learn from Texas?
Virginia Abolishes Death Penalty, Marking Historic Shift
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Check out this @PostReports podcast, where I discuss the recent Supreme Court argument and what it means for voting rights in this country. @WashingtonPost @NYUPress @UbaltLaw @Adv_Project #VotingRights #VRA