Voter Suppression

Pennsylvania Voter ID Ruled 'Unnecessarily' Burdensome, Unconstitutional

by Brentin Mock on Jan 17, 2014 2:16PM

Judge blocks voter ID law, but not on grounds that it is racially discriminatory, oddly.

Topics: /NOW, Voter Suppression, Politics, Voting Rights

Activists Rally Around Rosanell Eaton as NC Voter ID Becomes Law

by Brentin Mock on Aug 13, 2013 10:16AM

Yesterday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed what's been called the most restrictive voter ID bill in the nation into law.

Topics: /NOW, Voter Suppression, Politics

Pa. GOP Chair Credits Voter ID With Cutting Obama Voters

by Brentin Mock on Jul 17, 2013 4:42PM

Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians lack ID to vote under new law. Republican chair says that was good for his party.

Topics: /NOW, Voter Suppression, Politics

Today's the Voting Rights Act's Birthday. What's It to You?

by Julianne Hing on Aug 6, 2012 5:01PM

"We cannot -- we must not-- refuse to protect the right of Americans to vote in any election in which they may desire to participate," President Johnson said 47 years ago.

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