Past Issues

The Supreme Court is not coming to the rescue on voting rights

It's been three bad weeks in a row if you care about protecting the right to vote. In three straight weeks, the Supreme Court has ruled against efforts to defend the vote against efforts to suppress or dilute it across America. This week, the Supreme Court ruled that...

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The Supreme Court sides with Ohio and its aggressive voter purge

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the state of Ohio in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute. The decision focused on Ohio’s practice of purging voters from the eligible voter list if they didn’t vote for two years and if they didn’t respond to a...

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The quiet before the storm at the Supreme Court

Within the next few weeks, possibly days, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases that will have a major impact on the fairness of elections and voting. It's not hyperbole to say that these decisions could shape the nature of American elections for decades....

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Who are the “right people” to vote?

“The right people should vote” Axios and SurveyMonkey did a poll earlier this month that sheds light on the differences between parties on voting rights. Overall, 62% of Americans surveyed, and 79% of Democrats, said that "government would function better if more...

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