Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: voting rights

Voting rights groups raise alarm about House GOP introducing ‘Big Lie...

The bill is being called "the most conservative election integrity bill to be seriously considered" in the U.S. House of Representatives in decades.

Federal judge blocks Florida GOP’s ‘clear and brazen attack’ on voter...

"We applaud the court's decision, but we must ensure this harmful law is struck down altogether," said the ACLU of Florida's legal director.

10 years after Supreme Court gutted voting rights, advocates say Congress...

At least 29 of the voter suppression laws passed since the Shelby v. Holder County decision would have been subject to the preclearance provision that the ruling ended.

How books can be used to build up America or to...

The assault on classroom libraries represents one front in DeSantis’s scorched-earth campaign to divide communities and marginalize certain Americans.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic...

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Democrats didn’t win—they simply held the line 

Yes, it was a relief that increasingly fascist Republicans didn’t sweep the midterms. But our democratic standards cannot fall so low as to accept a split Congress.

It’s only a mid-term—however daunting the threat

The remedy to fascist excess/ Is activist, real-world progress.

In Nevada County, a harbinger of the chaos that election deniers...

A hand count has been halted. Most voters won’t use computers to vote.

How the Biden administration caved to Republicans on fighting election disinformation

Despite a White House pledge to counter dangerous conspiracy theories, the Department of Homeland Security has pulled back on a comprehensive effort to address disinformation to help election workers.

Hand count halted in Nevada county as court rips pro-Trump official

Voters in Nye County, near Las Vegas, could tip the balance in close state and federal contests.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.