Voting Rights Act

The Democratic measure would expand voting rights and crack down on gerrymandering and dark money. The House of Representatives on Friday passed the most significant democracy reform bill introduced in Congress since the Watergate era, by a vote of 234 to 193. The sweeping bill, known as HR1: the For the People Act,would massively expand voting […]

In 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the core of one of the crowning achievements of the civil rights movement: the Voting Rights Act. The 1965 bill, propelled by the historic march of protestors from Montgomery to Selma, Alabama, officially put an end to the literacy tests, poll taxes, and voting restrictions that had disenfranchised millions of minority voters for […]


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