“GOP leaders to skip Selma event; ‘They’ve lost an opportunity to show the American people that they care,’ one black lawmaker says”

Politico: Scores of U.S. lawmakers are converging on tiny Selma, Alabama, for a large commemoration of a civil rights anniversary. But their ranks don’t include a single member of House Republican leadership — a point that isn’t lost on congressional black … Continue reading

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WI Voter ID Opponents File #SCOTUS Reply to Get Court to Take Case

You can read the short reply here. The reply makes a good and important timing point: This case is the only vehicle that guarantees the Court an opportunity to address the constitutional and statutory questions surrounding restrictive voter ID laws before the 2016 … Continue reading

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“Diverse Coalition of Civil Rights and Legal Groups File Briefs Urging Supreme Court to Address Voter ID as Issue of National Importance”

From the “be careful what you wish for” department: A broad alliance of civil rights and legal groups representing the communities most impacted by Wisconsin’s restrictive voter ID law, as well as all 46 members of the Congressional Black Caucus, … Continue reading

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