How a Defunct Federal Provision Helped Pave the Way for New Voting Restrictions

Guatemala

Curbs on drop boxes, tougher ID requirements and purges of voter rolls would have been weakened, or never even passed, if a federal oversight system had been in place. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im […]

Online-PR: ... unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet hilft weiter...






House Passes a Voting Rights Bill, but a G.O.P. Blockade Awaits in the Senate

Named for the civil rights icon John Lewis, the bill is narrower than the Democrats’ sweeping elections overhaul that has stalled in the Senate, but faces similar obstacles. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet […]



Proving Racist Intent: Democrats Face High New Bar in Opposing Voting Laws

Sturgeon-Scotland

Democrats and voting rights groups say they can no longer count on the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to serve as a backstop for preventing racially discriminatory voting restrictions.



Democrats Brace for a Narrower Path to Challenge New Voting Laws

Charles

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday involving Arizona voting laws appeared to limit the options for voting rights groups to mount legal challenges to restrictive new measures being passed in Republican-controlled states.



A Bill Destined to Fail May Now Spawn More Plausible Options

The For the People Act had little chance of testing the limits of what if anything is still possible in Washington. Oddly, it was so far from passage that it may provide some hope, because […]



Republicans Block Voting Rights Bill, Dealing Blow to Biden and Democrats

Kremlkritiker-Alexej-Nawalny-nach-mutmaslicher-Vergiftung-im-Koma-DW-News

All 50 G.O.P. senators opposed the sweeping elections overhaul, leaving a long-shot bid to eliminate the filibuster as Democrats’ best remaining hope to enact legal changes.



Florida’s New Voting Rights Law Explained

Covid-19 Vaccine

Voting rights groups filed lawsuits shortly after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation reducing voting access in the battleground state. Critics said the law will disproportionately affect people of color.



Constitutional Challenges Loom Over Proposed Voting Bill

Totilas

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