Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: voter ID laws

Native American voters get boost in North Dakota

After a lengthy legal fight, state and tribal officials reach settlement over ID law

Federal judge blocks NC’s voter id law, citing state’s ‘sordid history’...

Judge Loretta Biggs said the law's provision preventing voters from showing public assistance ID cards to vote was “particularly suspect.”

Federal judge won’t block voter ID law that strips Native Americans...

The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.

Justice Department changes position on Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law

The DOJ, now overseen by Jeff Sessions, is walking back years of effort aimed at limiting the harmful effect of state voter ID measure on minorities.

‘We are not ready’: Arizona voters warn Election Day could be...

Phoenix heads into Election Day with last-minute law changes, misinformation, long lines, and threats of intimidation.

North Carolina Spent Nearly $5 Million Defending Voter ID, And Lost

“It shows the North Carolina Republicans are afraid of free and fair elections and being accountable to the voters for their actions.”

South Carolina’s Black Voters Turned Out Early En Masse

In 2013, the Supreme Court passed several restrictive voting laws discouraging minority voters in states like South Carolina.

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Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."