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Huge win: Supreme Court won't revive North Carolina GOP's discriminatory voter suppression law

On Monday, the Supreme Court delivered a monumental voting rights victory when it declined to hear an appeal from Republican North Carolina legislators seeking to reinstate one of the broadest restrictive voting laws since Jim Crow after an appeals court struck it down in 2016. Passed almost immediately after the Supreme Court gutted a key part of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, this voter suppression law was so flagrantly and intentionally discriminatory that the Fourth Circuit Appeals Court said it targeted black voters “with almost surgical precision” in its decision invalidating the provisions, and Monday’s Supreme Court decision means that ruling stands.
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