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Florida Follows Georgia’s Lead, Approves Racist Anti-Voter Restrictions Aimed Primarily at Democrats and People of Color

Not content with letting Georgia be the only state in the South demonized for its bigoted and racist attacks on voter rights, Florida has jumped into the fray in issuing its own series of new and highly controversial “Jim Crow-esque” anti-voting restrictions aimed specifically at disenfranchising Democrats and voters of…

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…