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Our Legacy of Discrimination - And Why the Constitution Must Guarantee The Right to Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, rights, voting )

- 651 days ago -
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 )

- 707 days ago -
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 )

- 853 days ago -
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 )

- 1003 days ago -
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 )

- 1303 days ago -
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. )

- 1309 days ago -
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 )

- 1330 days ago -
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 )

- 1515 days ago -
See 1st comment
Stop Vote Suppression! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, corruption, republicans )

- 1537 days ago -
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 )

- 2388 days ago -
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 )

- 2583 days ago -
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.
Voting Equipment Changes Could Get Messy on Nov. 4
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elections, voting, media )

- 2584 days ago -
Eight years after confusion over a punch-card "butterfly ballot" here helped put George W. Bush in the White House, election officials have tried just about everything else.
106-Year-Old Voter Chooses Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, obama, usa, american living abroad, italy, rome, nun, senior citizen, 2008 presidential election, presidential candidate, voters, voting )

- 2599 days ago -
A 106-year-old American nun living in a convent in Rome could well be one of the oldest voters to cast a ballot in the 2008 US Presidential election. She last voted for President Eisenhower in 1952 and will be voting this year for Democrat Barack Obama.
We the People Can Be the Change. Vote OUT All of Them Up for Relection, and Vote FOR Whoever Is Running Against Them!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Government, Americans, Voting, Senators, State Representatives, RealChangeByWeThePeople, Activists )

- 2609 days ago -
Vote for whoever you want for President. BUT We the People can accomplish REAL CHANGE by finding out who our State Representative and Senators are in our voting districts - and voting FOR whoever is running against them - whether Republican or Democrats!
545 People - And What We Can Do About Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, US House, US Senate, politicians, responsibility, voting )

- 2613 days ago -
A great column by former Orlando Sentinel Columnist Charley Reese. A must read. Thanks to Charly S. for the story.

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