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 The Most Important Protest of the 2016 Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, activism, voting rights, usa, news )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thenation.com
 1,400 activists have been arrested at Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring, but few in the media have covered it.
Debate Moderators: Ask About Voting Rights - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debate, voting rights, moderators, question, Presidential election 2016, primaries )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Both parties, and all campaigns, need to answer some tough questions about where they stand on voting rights. But the debate moderators need to step up and ask these questions, so we can hear their answers.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, prisoner abuse, private prisons, black lives, veteran, voting rights, voter ID laws )

Joanne
- 51 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. Things that might deserve the attention of the mythical Greek Furies (or Erinyes)
Kentucky Governor Lowers Minimum Wage, Strips Voting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, republicans, corruption, lies, voting rights )

James
- 129 days ago - nationofchange.org
The newly elected governor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin, filed five executive orders this week. Among them were decisions that will strip former felons of voting rights and will lower the minimum wage for government workers and contractors.
This Tea Party Birther Is Frighteningly Close to Giving White Rural Voters Even More Influence Over Your Life
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Supreme Court, voting rights, republicans, Tea Party, corruption, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, government, news, elections, abuse )

Carrie
- 148 days ago - rawstory.com
Evenwel v. Abbott, asks the court to create a uniform national standard for drawing legislative districts based on the number of eligible voters, rather than the total number of people ~ as theyâEUR(TM)ve been established in most states throughout history.
Upcoming SCOTUS Cases: Bullwinkle the Moose Vs. Hovercraft Hunters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, moose, banking, double jeopardy, First Amendment, unions, affirmative action, voting rights, Eighth Amendment, death penalty, choice )

Joanne
- 211 days ago - politicsplus.org
Posted by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. As most of us recall, the new term for the Supreme Court begins on the first Monday in October - today!
Voting Rights Act At 50: Here's Where It's Getting Harder To Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Voting Rights Act, 50 years, voting rights, discrimination, racism, politics, government, elections, dishonesty, corruption, republicans, news, ethics, abuse, North Carolina, constitution )

Carrie
- 269 days ago - vocativ.com
The court battle playing out in North Carolina over a series of new voting restrictions is likely to set the tone for other states across the country. The drama also underscores how much voting rights in some states have eroded in the past few years.
Under New Oregon Law, All Eligible Voters Are Registered Unless They Opt Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, good news, voting rights, automatic voter registration, Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown, elections, news, democrats, freedoms, republicans )

Carrie
- 272 days ago - latimes.com
In front of a packed and cheering audience Monday, Gov. Kate Brown signed a first-in-the-nation bill to automatically register all eligible Oregonians to vote when they obtain or renew a driverâEUR(TM)s license or state identification card.
Let's Make History With New Voting Rights Protections for California: Tell Gov. Brown to Sign S.B. 1365
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, Voting Rights Act, Civil Liberties, California Voters, government, Equal rights, politics, americans )

Sabine
- 420 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Voting rights are under attack across the country. This has a huge impact on communities of color, people with disabilities and the elderly. Right now, Gov. Brown has a bill on his desk, S.B. 1365, that would make sure all Californians can have an equal
How to Increase Voter Turnout
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, GOP lies, voting rights )

TomCat
- 449 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
How Thomas Paine Still Fights for the Soul of America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Thomas Paine, government, americans, voting rights, career politicians, elections, corruption )

Nancy
- 519 days ago - opednews.com
Paine would be amazed that Americans landed men on the moon 45 years ago but still can't count votes accurately and worse still, don't seem to care.
Endorse This: All Of The Groups That Fox News Wants To Stop From Voting ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voting rights, republicans, ethics, corruption, media, elections, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, freedoms )

Carrie
- 555 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The right-wing media usually talks a good game about how strict new voting restrictions are needed to keep elections safe from fraud. But, like Republican politicians, they occasionally slip up and admit their real goal: stopping Democrats from voting.
Sticking Texas-Sized Hurdles on the Path to Polls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, minorities, politics, government, court decisions, dishonesty, usa )

Cal
- 555 days ago - truth-out.org
Texas has required voters to present a photo ID for years. This most recent law dramatically narrowed the range of acceptable documentation, so only a small number of documents are now permissible at the polls
 

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