Voter suppression: The Confederacy rises again
(Source: The Nation, September 6, 2012)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. ó Eight of eleven states in the former Confederacy have passed restrictive voting laws since the 2010 election, as part of a broader war on voting undertaken by the GOP. Some of these changes have been mitigated by recent federal and state court rulings against the GOP, yet itís still breathtaking to consider the different ways Republicans have sought to suppress the minority vote in the region.
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Thursday, September 06, 2012