Gary Duncan Tried to Break Up a Fight in 1966. But He Was the One Arrested.


A new documentary follows the complicated legal fight of a civil rights case in 1960s Louisiana that made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet hilft weiter…

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White House, Facing Voting Rights Defeats, Expands Investment


A $25 million Democratic National Committee initiative will seek to register voters and fight voter suppression, but it underscores Democrats’ challenges in their larger fight. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet hilft weiter…

Texas Republicans Reveal Bills of Far-Reaching Voting Restrictions


In their second attempt to pass a sweeping elections overhaul, Republican lawmakers followed the broad outlines of the first, including a wide range of measures to limit voting access.

Supreme Court Term Marked by Conservative Majority in Flux


The chief justice’s power waned, and the three Trump justices grew more influential. The term ended with an exclamation point, with the court imposing new limits on the Voting Rights Act.

Democrats Vow to Redouble Voting Push: ‘Today Is the Starter Pistol’

Corona after Time

Even as the party’s sweeping elections bill was blocked in the Senate, Democrats and civil rights groups reaffirmed their resolve to fight for voting protections in Congress.

Judge Narrows Suits Over Clearing of Protesters Before Trump Photo Op


The judge said that federal officials had immunity, and that claims of a conspiracy to clear Lafayette Square for President Donald J. Trump’s walk across it were “simply too speculative.”

Voting Rights Bill Falters in Congress as States Race Ahead


Opposition from Republicans and some of their own senators has left Democrats struggling to determine whether they should try to nix the filibuster to save a top priority.

Florida and Texas Join the March to Restrict Voting Access

George 2020

The efforts in two critical battleground states with booming populations and 70 Electoral College votes between them represent the apex of the Republican effort to roll back access to voting.

Constitutional Challenges Loom Over Proposed Voting Bill


The sprawling legislation, known as H.R. 1, could result in lawsuits leading to a dozen Supreme Court cases, legal experts said.

Prosecutors Are Said to Have Sought Aggressive Approach to Capitol Riot Inquiry


Their proposal was quashed amid concerns that it would violate First Amendment protections, people briefed on the plan said.