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Conservative Justices Appear Inclined to Further Narrowing of Voting Rights Act
Supreme Court
Conservative Justices Appear Inclined to Further Narrowing of Voting Rights Act
2022-10-04 20:53:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — After nearly two hours of oral arguments on Tuesday, a number of conservative justices on the Supreme Court appeared to be sympathetic to Alabama’s request that key provisions of the Voting Rights Act be narrowed when it comes... Read More

Redistricting
GOP Positions to Grab Left-Leaning Nashville in US House Map

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Black college students once marched downtown from the north Nashville neighborhood where Aaron Marble preaches, sitting at Whites-only lunch counters to fight for civil rights. Soon, his historically Black community will fold into a mostly rural,... Read More

Voting
High Court's Alabama Ruling Sparks Alarm Over Voting Rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to halt efforts to create a second mostly Black congressional district in Alabama for the 2022 election sparked fresh warnings that the court is becoming too politicized, eroding the Voting Rights Act and reviving the... Read More

Redistricting
Federal Court Tosses Alabama Congressional Map on Grounds it Disadvantaged Blacks
2022-01-28 17:54:14
by Dan McCue

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A panel of three federal judges this week threw out Alabama’s newly redrawn congressional district map, holding that given the makeup of the state’s population, lawmakers involved in the redistricting process should have created two districts likely... Read More

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