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TAKE ACTION NOW! Restore the Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rihts Act, voting, US< SupremeCourt, politics, news, ethics, government, congress )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Last year the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Shelby County v. Holder gutted one of the most effective provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
OP-ED: Why Internet Voting Is a Very Dangerous Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, voting, internet oting, rights, security, protection, usa )

Cal
- 24 days ago - theweek.com
For now, we're better off with our physical voting booths
New Mexico Voter Purge Info
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter purge, New Mexico, voting, what to do, info, government, ethics, corruption, elections )

Nancy
- 45 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Now they are at it again - just weeks before the election. And just like last time, legally registered voters who receive these notices can be confused into thinking they can't vote this November. What you can do...
"Bloodiest Thing the World Has Seen": David Cay Johnston on Inequality's Looming Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: revolution, economy, ethics, constitution, congress, politics, inequality, unions, gerrymandering, voting, law enforcement, Wall Street, Geitner, Obama )

Lynn
- 115 days ago - alternet.org
..."Divided" reminds us how inequality is one of those rare problems that truly matters to all of us...whether American democracy can survive such great economic disparities, and how returning to a more equal society is literally a matter of life and death.
Our Legacy of Discrimination - And Why the Constitution Must Guarantee The Right to Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, rights, voting )

Kit
- 219 days ago - occupy.com
The language of the Fifteenth Amendment, prohibiting the denial or abridgement of the right to vote on the basis of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude," seems pretty clear to most of us.
Tell Rick Scott: Retract Voting Limitations in Florida
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, voting, lies, politics, republicans, government, ethics, elections, constitution )

Beverly
- 276 days ago - debbiewassermanschultz.com
Put simply: Rick Scott's administration once again has just made it harder for folks in Florida to vote.
Obama Administration Seeks Oversight of Texas Voting Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Supreme Court, voting rights act, voting rights, voting, government, law, USA )

Cal
- 422 days ago - latimes.com
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. wants Texas to submit all proposed changes for approval, reasserting authority that was weakened by a recent Supreme Court decision.
Alabama Challenges Voting Rights Act of 1965 in Supreme Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Supreme Court, voting rights act, voting rights, voting, government, law, USA )

Cal
- 572 days ago - allvoices.com
On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments from Shelby County, Ala., which will decide the fate of anti-discrimination protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Share Your Thoughts on Why Voting Is Important ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voting rights, usa, reasons to vote, NAACP )

Nancy
- 872 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.
Is the Supreme Court About to Mobilize Latino Voters?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, SupremeCourt, Arizona immigration law, Latino politics, voting, elections, ethics, government, u.s. )

Cal
- 878 days ago - motherjones.com
This week, the court is considering the constitutionality of Arizona's harsh immigration law. The justices' decision may well change the shape of American politics.
Protect Your Voting Rights ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voter fraud, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, citizen's rights, US )

Nancy
- 898 days ago - thisismyvote.org
Learn how to protect your right to vote state by state.
SCOTUS Allows Dallas to Confuse Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SCOTUS, Voting, Video )

TomCat
- 1083 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Stop Vote Suppression! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, corruption, republicans )

Nancy
- 1105 days ago - action.democraticgovernors.org
Right now, states with Republican governors or new GOP majorities are ramming through bills designed to make it harder for people to vote.
Report: One-Fourth of Overseas Votes Go Uncounted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, politics, news, elections, usa, government )

Cal
- 1957 days ago - hosted.ap.org
One out of every four ballots requested by military personnel and other Americans living overseas for the 2008 election may have gone uncounted, according to findings being released at a Senate hearing
Police Prepare for Riots If Obama Loses Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, voting, Obama, election, SWAT teams, riots, civil unrest )

RC
- 2151 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Posting this for Terrie W., who was having trouble getting this story out there. Police and SWAT units in many locations are preparing for civil unrest if Obama doesn't win.
 

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