“Finally,” he said with a sigh and a smile. “Finally, I can answer ‘yes’ to Question #1.”
Partners’ actions keep voter photo ID off the books for August primary
EDITORIAL NOTE: This guest blog post was written by Andrea Kaminski, Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin.
This weekend marks 24 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.
This month marked the 49th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights, a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement and the fight for equal voting rights. The historic march, led by Dr.
Prior to the November elections, media attention began to focus on an often overlooked population impacted by voter suppression measures: women.
In August, North Carolina passed what civil and voting rights advocates like the League have called the most restrictive voting measure since the Civil Rights era.
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In its ruling on Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court erased fundamental protections against racial discrimination in voting that have been critical in protecting our democracy for more than four decades.
Early this month, a plethora of voter suppression bills were introduced by members of the North Carolina Legislature.
For many state legislatures, March marks the half-way point of their legislative session, some are already adjourned and some seem to never end.