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A Federal Judge Just Called Out SCOTUS on Voting Rights

This week Mark Walker, a federal judge in Florida, called out the Supreme Court in no uncertain terms. The judge was considering Governor Scott's arguments that he has no obligation to extend voting registration because of Hurricane Matthew. The specifics of the case are not important (although the judge's characterization of Scott's position as "poppycock" is worth reading).
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