Less than 48 hours after the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, six of the nine states that had been covered in their entirety under the law’s “preclearance” formula have already taken steps toward restricting voting.
- We gave you a chance: Today’s Shelby County decision in Plain English (scotusblog.com)
- John Boehner, Republicans Show No Signs Of Fixing Voting Rights Act (huffingtonpost.com)
- With Voting Rights Act Out, States Push Voter ID Laws (pbs.org)
- Supreme Court ruling frees Arizona from advance federal OK on voting laws ()
- Weekly Political Report: SCOTUS Strikes Down Key Provision in Voting Rights Act of 1965 – A Technical Error? Or a Difference In Opinion? (princesdailyjournal.com)