Features related to voting rights

screenshot from YouTube video of Capitol Hill Briefing: Bipartisan Panel on Restoring Voting Rights
July 25, 2014 | Blog

Millions of Americans have lost the right to vote and their political voice, because of a criminal conviction in their past. Bipartisan momentum is forming on Capitol Hill to change that. Continue reading

Students walk after school in the community of San Jose Las Flores in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains of Guatemala, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. In this small community Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez was born, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. The number of unaccompanied immigrant children picked up along the border has been rising for three years as they flee pervasive gang violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
July 10, 2014 | News & Notes

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., addresses supporters and volunteers at his runoff election victory party Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson, Miss
June 26, 2014 | Perspectives

Since Barack Obama’s election, GOP-controlled states have embarked on the most significant effort to restrict access to the ballot since Reconstruction. Continue reading

Voting Rights -- Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder
June 25, 2014 | Perspectives

Voting restrictions motivated by partisanship and race continue to be in place half a century after the Freedom Summer and one year after the Shelby decision. Continue reading

Ed 'Buster' Moore, a plaintiff in the voting-rights lawsuit Wandering Medicine v. McCulloch, stands before the southern portion of Fort Belknap, near where he lives. (Photo: Terri Long Fox/In These Times)
June 11, 2014 | Blog

Nearly 50 years after the Voting Rights Act, American Indians still don’t have equal access to the ballot box. Continue reading

Republican Convention
May 13, 2014 | News & Notes

Senator Rand Paul has broken away from Republicans on voter ID laws in the latest about face on the issue. Continue reading

President Barack Obama speaks at Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference in New York, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 16, 2014 | Blog

The racism of voter ID laws has received too little attention where it matters. Continue reading

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April 11, 2014 | Blog

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People stand in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington D.C.,on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, to hear arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC.
April 2, 2014 | Blog

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March 31, 2014 | Blog

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March 21, 2014 | Blog

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March 20, 2014 | Blog

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February 28, 2014 | Blog

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Demonstrators celebrate after they learn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 27, 2014 | Blog

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February 12, 2014 | Blog

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