Tag: voting rights
A federal judge slammed the policies as a "politically motivated attack" on the U.S. Postal Service that—if allowed to stand—would disenfranchise voters in November.
“That kind of closed-door session, where a head of the Civil Rights Division is secretly speaking about enforcement with partisan state officials, is unprecedented."
Under federal law, nursing homes have a duty to facilitate residents’ rights, including voting. But even before the pandemic, compliance was spotty.
Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies, which could revoke right to vote
Voter suppression has gotten more sophisticated in recent elections.
“It’s ugly, and as un-American as you can get.”
The statement from DeJoy came shortly after reports that at least 20 states plan to sue the postmaster general to force him to reverse the changes made to mail services.
“To look for African American women and their history of the vote in 1920 is to miss the important chapter that begins in 1920 and doesn’t culminate until the Voting Rights Act is adopted in 1965.”