Results related to “Voter Rights”
by Brentin Mock on February 28 2013, 11:30AM
Yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing about Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act revealed a lot about how some of us deal with race in America. Here, five major takeaways straight from the courthouse.
by Jamilah King on November 6 2012, 7:31PM
After months of trying, are voter suppression tactics really working at the polls?
by Aura Bogado on November 2 2012, 1:42AM
There are plenty more threats to the vote than there are days left to cast your ballot.
by Kai Wright on October 22 2012, 11:54AM
After widespread outrage, Clear Channel finally invoked its policy against anonymous political ads.
by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2012, 3:25PM
“The View” host Whoopi Goldberg confronted Ann Coulter over the topic of race and ended up cursing her out and accusing her of not knowing what she was talking about.
by Jorge Rivas on September 24 2012, 4:36PM
The short video shows a young woman identifying herself as an El Paso County, Co. Clerk’s Office who is there only to hand out registration forms to likely Romney voters.
by Jorge Rivas on September 24 2012, 11:53AM
New study finds that 23 states currently have legal barriers that disproportionately impact voter registration and participation by Latino citizens.
by Brentin Mock on September 18 2012, 3:10PM
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court just issued a 4-2 ruling on the state’s voter ID law saying that the matter should be kicked back to the lower Commonwealth Court for further review.
by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2012, 2:09PM
On Wednesday, a federal judge in Florida issued an order to permanently remove a new restriction that would have made it harder for voter registration groups to register new voters.
by Kai Wright on August 23 2012, 10:12AM
Watch—and join—a conversation about the 2012 elections and the growing rightwing attack on the right to vote.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 5:01PM
“We cannot — we must not— refuse to protect the right of Americans to vote in any election in which they may desire to participate,” President Johnson said 47 years ago.
by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2012, 2:23PM
Walgreens and General Motors are the 29th and 30th corporations to announce that they have dropped ALEC.
by Brentin Mock on July 25 2012, 9:52AM
Ten voters will attempt to show in court that the law has clear and racially biased impact on Pennsylvanians’ right to vote.
by Aura Bogado on July 18 2012, 9:20AM
Minnesota’s voter ID is creating a new generation of activists fighting for social justice. Miracle Randle is one of them.
by Aura Bogado on July 9 2012, 2:59PM
One of the judges hearing the Texas voter ID law, which targets voters of color, is no stranger to civil rights.
by Brentin Mock on July 5 2012, 10:20AM
The battle unfolding in Michigan this week illustrates how a 15-state consortium of rightwing elections officials—who are willing to say anything to advance the voter fraud meme—plan to dismantle voting rights.
by Brentin Mock on June 27 2012, 5:30PM
A federal judge denied the U.S. Department of Justice’s request for an emergency restraining order to halt Florida’s non-citizen voter purge.