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US Politics & Gov't

Why Are Conservatives Trying to Destroy the Voting Rights Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights act, conservatives, demographic change, voter suppression, blocking the minority vote, GOP, whiter, South, NAACP, civil rights )

Brian
- 563 days ago - thenation.com
"The current campaign against the VRA is the result of three key factors: a whiter, more Southern, more conservative GOP that has responded to demographic change by trying to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate; a 25 year effort to gut..."
Investigate the Execution of Troy Davis ACTION LINK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Troy Davis, Amnesty, family, Georgia, death penalty, NAACP )

Nancy
- 703 days ago - care2.com
We want an independent, impartial and transparent investigation into all that was wrong with Troy's case.
Troy Davis One Year Later
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Troy Davis, Davis, family, Kim Davis, Georgia, Connecticut, Ohio, Maryland, death penalty, NAACP )

Nancy
- 703 days ago - democracynow.org
We speak with three people who joined us for our special live broadcast on the night Troy Davis was executed in Jackson, Georgia, including his sister, Kimberly Davis. "This is a tough time both for me and my family, but as my brother said, he always..."
Maintain the North Carolina Racial Justice Act! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, racial justice, usa, ethics, NAACP, discrimination )

Nancy
- 798 days ago - signon.org
Last week, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill that essentially repeals the Racial Justice Act. The North Carolina Senate could take the measure up as early as Monday evening.
Share Your Thoughts on Why Voting Is Important ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voting rights, usa, reasons to vote, NAACP )

Nancy
- 846 days ago - action.naacp.org
The most recent attacks on the voting rights of people of color are unlike anything experienced in the past 100 years. They serve as a stark reminder that our enemies want nothing more than to reverse the progress of our ancestors.
NAACP Launches "I Am Troy Davis" Campaign and Unveils Plans re: The Death Penalty and Prejudice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TroyDavis, NAACP, MaryNeal, DeathPenalty, LethalInjection, Georgia, GovPurdue, PresidentObama, PresidentialPardon, PrisonerTorture, AIMI, AfricanAmerican, equaljustice )

Mary
- 1901 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
The NAACP is launching a campaign called "I AM TROY" to save the life of Troy Davis, an innocent African American man on death row, who will be executed unless Gov. Purdue or the Supreme Ct. steps in. PRESIDENT OBAMA SHOULD PARDON TROY DAVIS IF THEY DON'T
   

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