Voting Rights Act

For the Supreme Court, New Term Means Renewed Attacks on Civil Rights Legislation

by Julianne Hing on Oct 13, 2014 7:00AM

Brace yourself.

Topics: Politics, Voting Rights Act

What's Good--and Bad--About the New Voting Rights Act

by Brentin Mock on Feb 13, 2014 7:00AM

The new amendment to the Voting Rights Act explained

Topics: Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act, Politics, Politics

Why I'd Rather Hear Eric Holder Deliver the State of the Union Tonight

by Brentin Mock on Jan 28, 2014 1:46PM

What issue has Obama been addressing inadequately that Holder has confronted more forcefully?

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, State of the Union, Politics, Voting Rights

What Would It Take To Pass a Voting Rights Amendment? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Erin Zipper, Brentin Mock on Aug 28, 2013 07:00am

Mapping out a constitutional solution to the Supreme Court's devastating ruling this summer.

Reasons to Hope on the Voting Rights Act's 48th Anniversary

by Brentin Mock on Aug 6, 2013 12:25PM

Today marks the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act into law by

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, Politics

DOJ To Sue Texas Under Voting Rights Act 'Bail-In' Provision

by Brentin Mock on Jul 25, 2013 9:52AM

As we reported shortly after the U.S.

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, Politics

South Carolina's Voting Walking Dead Story Proven Fluke

by Brentin Mock on Jul 12, 2013 2:25PM

South Carolina lawmakers claimed zombies have been voting. An investigation by the state's law enforcement division proved this wrong.

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, Politics, Voting Rights

NAACP LDF President Gives Blueprint for Voting Rights in Post-Shelby Nation

by Brentin Mock on Jul 9, 2013 8:59AM

Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund talks about the future of the Voting Rights Act.

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, Politics

Is a Constitutional Right to Vote Attainable?

by Brentin Mock on Jul 5, 2013 9:02AM

If we really want our voting rights protected, say advocates, we need the right enshrined into the Constitution

Topics: Politics, Voting Rights Act, Voting Rights

Environment, Immigration and Gay Groups Pledge Fight for Civil Rights

by Brentin Mock on Jul 2, 2013 10:17AM

Environmentalists, marriage equality advocates and immigration law reformists pledge to work together for voting rights.

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, Politics