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Voting Rights: Deep Fried and Slathered with Butter
As you may have heard, one of the U.S. Supreme Court’s last acts this term was the axing of Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that required pre-clearance by the Justice Department (or a federal court) of voting … Continue reading
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