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Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The decision, a test of what remains of the Voting Rights Act, suggests that challenges to many new measures making it harder to vote may not be successful.
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Advocates decry Supreme Court's surprisingly sweeping voting rights decision

Advocates decry Supreme Court's surprisingly sweeping voting rights decision

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court's ruling in a Voting Rights Act case Thursday may appear modest in scope and subdued in rhetoric, but it will have a sweeping impact - undercutting efforts to challenge a slew of new laws Republican-led states have passed imposing new restrictions on the ballot, lawyers and civil rights activists said.
"It will have a devastating impact on our ability, and other civil rights groups' ability, to protect the rights of voters through the courts,” said NAACP President Derrick Johnson.
The 6-3 loss for voting rights advocates also resurfaced second-guessing of the Democratic...
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