Chris Christie: another Republican refusing to make voting easier

Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie files paperwork for the New Hampshire primary at the State House, Nov. 6, 2015 in Concord, N.H. Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty

Chris Christie vetoes bill to make voting easier | MSNBC >By Zachary Roth |11/09/15 01:04 PM—Updated 11/09/15 03:37 PM|RePost: 11/14/2015 12:51:23 PM| New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Monday that would have made casting a ballot much easier in the Garden State, which has been plagued by low turnout. The measure, known as the Democracy Act, was passed in June by the Democratic-controlled legislature, and was strongly backed […]

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Alabama Proves Voter ID Laws Are Racist

  Alabama Proves Voter ID Laws Are Racist – Political Moll >by: Matthew Jensen |October 2, 2015 9:27 am |RePost: 10/25/2015 7:31:40 AM| Before gutting the Voting Rights Act, Chief Justice John Roberts asked if “the citizens of the South are more racist than the citizens of the North?” It didn’t take that long for him to get his answer. In 2013, the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of […]

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NC voter ID challenge, Judge refuses to dismiss

Judge refuses to dismiss NC voter ID challenge | The Charlotte Observer >by: Anne Blythe|10/23/2015 |RePost: 10/25/2015 4:06:21 AM| WINSTON-SALEM A federal judge on Friday refused a request from state lawmakers to dismiss a challenge to the N.C. voter ID law. U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set the issue for a trial, tentatively in January. Attorneys for state lawmakers argued that a 2015 change to the ID provision of an […]

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Spotlight: Justice Department will challenge Texas Voter ID law

Justice Department will challenge Texas Voter ID law >by Aaron Blake | The Washington Post| Saturday, 24 August 2013 01:1|PDA | The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that it will challenge Texas’s Voter ID law, saying it violates the Voting Rights Act, as well as the Constitution’s 14th and 15th Amendments. In a separate case, the Justice Department will also join in a challenge to the state’s GOP-drawn redistricting plans. […]

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Spotlight: The Truth About Republican Racism and the Southern Strategy

The Southern Strategy

The Truth About Republican Racism and the Southern Strategy >by Allen Clifton | June 4, 2013 | Re-post | Whenever the topic of racism gets brought up between Democrats and Republicans, there are two facts you’ll almost always hear conservatives use to counter the belief that their party is full of racism: President Abraham Lincoln was a Republican The KKK was largely organized, and populated by, Democrats And both are […]

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Spotlight: Biden leads re-enactment of voting rights march

Biden leads re-enactment of voting rights march Dave Martin — AP Photo >By Phillip Rawls — Associated Press | Published: March 3, 2013 | SELMA, Ala. — The vice president and black leaders commemorating a famous civil rights march on Sunday said efforts to diminish the impact of African-Americans’ votes haven’t stopped in the years since the 1965 Voting Rights Act added millions to Southern voter rolls. More than 5,000 […]

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Spotlight: Biden leads re-enactment of voting rights march

Biden leads re-enactment of voting rights march Dave Martin — AP Photo >By Phillip Rawls — Associated Press | Published: March 3, 2013 | SELMA, Ala. — The vice president and black leaders commemorating a famous civil rights march on Sunday said efforts to diminish the impact of African-Americans’ votes haven’t stopped in the years since the 1965 Voting Rights Act added millions to Southern voter rolls. More than 5,000 […]

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