Above: The North Carolina GOP While we are rightfully focused on the out of control Trump administration, I continue to pay attention to the meth laboratories of democracy that are the states. I do so
Look at that neoliberal’s response to Trump’s voting rights suppression commission! This Tom Perez statement on Trump's voter fraud commission is blistering pic.twitter.com/KA1eWUjwpV
You all enjoy this Today @gop commemerates the 51st anniversary of the #VotingRights Act https://t.co/ydk2vDIC8oEvery American has #Right2Vote #VRA — Reince Priebus (@Reince) August 6, 2016
Scott is right that Shelby County is far and away the worst decision of the Roberts Court. It tilts far toward the Plessy point. Southern states used it as an excuse to do what they have always wanted
An excellent survey of how the Republican justices gutting the Voting Rights Act and the aggressive southern Republican attempt to intimidate voters of color and to game the system so that Latinos can
Naturally Rick Scott is apologizing not for purging Florida’s voting rolls of black people ineligible voters. He’s apologizing for not purging enough black people ineligible voters.
In an article that I’d have thought I wrote if the byline hadn’t told me otherwise, Allen Clifton at Forward Progressives is suitably amused by the legal strategy of the State of Texas to
Ari Berman with an excellent article on John Lewis and how the Supreme Court’s likely overturning of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is a national repudiation of what he fought his entire lif