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Texas’ voter ID law that could disenfranchise women voters targets trans voters in general

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Quick Hit: Congratulations North Carolina you have worst voter suppression bill in America

TweetYesterday, the Governor of North Carolina Pat McCroy, finally signed the nation’s worst voter suppression law.  North Carolina which has been in the news lately for negative things like, #motocyclevagina bills, which included abortion restrictions in a bill about motorcycles.  Now they are on record, as the state with the worst voter suppression. Via Think [...]
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Supreme Court strikes down key section of the Voting Rights Act

TweetThe Supreme Court today struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which determines which states must have their approach to voting cleared by the federal government. These states have a bad track record with with people of color and non-English speakers’ rights to vote. From Colorlines: The currently covered areas are places that [...]
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Justice Scalia slams people of color for insisting upon equal access to voting booth

TweetHow dare people of color demand free and fair access to voting! Who are they want to exercise their fundamental right to vote without threat of disenfranchisement by partisans looking to suppress Democratic votes!? That’s basically what Justice Scalia meant when he railed against Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act yesterday during oral arguments [...]
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It’ll take more than Bobby Jindal to fix this

TweetDespite Republicans’ long standing campaign of boning up relationships in the Asian community–it turns out, Asians as a voting bloc lean to the left. This is significant for many reasons and brings up a lot of questions, like why? Well, the reasons are probably varied and nuanced, but what we can say is this–it is [...]
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