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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...

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...

Good news, bad news, and the big problem with hyphens

Time served, but still not free When an American has been convicted of a felony, goes to jail, serves his or her time, then is released, the general principle is that they’ve paid their debt to society and have a new chance at a better life. A criminal record...