Tag: Voting-restrictions

Federal Judges Block N.C.'s Discriminatory Voting-Rights Laws

By Daryl Hannah North Carolina voters will again be allowed to register and vote on the same day and cast ballots in precincts other than the ones to which they are assigned, thanks to a federal appeals court decision that blocked newly proposed changes to the state’s voting-rights laws. In…

Will Black and Latino Vote Count in Next Election

By Julissa Catalan The National Commission on Voting Rights issued a report disclosing the states in which underrepresented communities continue to experience voter discrimination. According to the report, Protecting Minority Voters: Our Work is Not Done, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina and Texasthe four states previously protected by Section 5 of…