“LDF and Project Vote Win Important Legal Victory for Public Assistance Recipients in Louisiana”

Press release: “Yesterday, voting rights advocates won an important legal victory that will ensure that Louisiana’s public assistance agency clients—the state’s poorest and most marginalized residents—will be offered an opportunity to register to vote. In a forceful decision, a federal … Continue reading

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New Proposed VRA Would Subject to Preclearance GA, LA, MS [corrected], and TX with More Possibly to Come, and Make Bail In Much Easier

Ari Berman reports: The Sensenbrenner-Conyers-Leahy bill strengthens the VRA in five distinct ways: 1: The legislation draws a new coverage formula for Section 4, thereby resurrecting Section 5. States with five violations of federal law to their voting changes over … Continue reading

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True the Vote Calls Those Supporting Expansion of Voter Registration Opportunities Through NVRA “Super Bullies”

See third item here: Bullies in the Courthouse By Anita MonCrief Anyone who ever spent time in a children’s schoolyard can spot a bully a mile away; their aggressive swagger, their entourage of enablers, and of course, their brutish intimidation … Continue reading

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