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AG Cooper, voter suppression, marital rights and his powers generally

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

I am posting this because nothing said so far relies on, or indicates any knowledge or understanding of, the law that is applicable. I will try, too briefly due to time and space limitations ufortunately, to set that record straight....Show More Summary

Bush appointee rules in favor of NC GOP's voter suppression law

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Move along, there's nothing to see here: Judge Schroeder, who was nominated by President George W. Bush, acknowledged that given the racism in North Carolina’s past, residents “have reason to be wary of changes in voting law.” But he...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Judge Allows America’s Worst Voter Suppression Law To Take Effect For 2014 Election

North Carolina's comprehensive voter suppression law will take effect -- with an assist from a federal district judge and the Roberts Court. The post BREAKING: Judge Allows America’s Worst Voter Suppression Law To Take Effect For 2014 Election appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Voter Fraud Less Likely Than Getting Hit By Lightning

Many of the voter suppression statutes passed in GOP controlled states in the past few years have been justified as preventing voter fraud.  How much voter fraud is there?  Justin Levitt has looked into it (h/t Kevin Drum) To be clear, I’m not just talking about prosecutions. I track any specific, credible allegation that someone [...]

I myself believed this one

The Wisconsin state court said last week that Scott Walker’s voter suppression law was okay as long as Wisconsin somehow figures out “administratively” how to turn it into something other than a poll tax. Free birth certificates for everyone I guess! This is from Justin Levitt writing at Election Law Blog. I did not know [Read more...]

Voter supression and marriage equality deserve the same treatment by the AG

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

N.C. Gubernatorial candidate Ken Spaulding’s statement in response to N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s positions on marriage equality and voter suppression Here again, Attorney General Roy Cooper and his office have lost in court when it comes to the constitutional rights of North Carolina citizens. Show More Summary

VOTER SUPPRESSION AND MARRIAGE EQUALITY DESERVE SAME TREATMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL - BY GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE KEN SPAULDING

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

N.C. Gubernatorial candidate Ken Spaulding’s statement in response to N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s positions on marriage equality and voter suppression Here again, Attorney General Roy Cooper and his office have lost in court when it comes to the constitutional rights of North Carolina citizens. Show More Summary

Racism by any other name

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Minority voters are impacted the most by NC's voter suppression laws: While there is no dispute that “the overt racism of the 1960s is largely a thing of the past,” it is also true that in far too many places affected by the SupremeShow More Summary

UNCF Put On Blast For Accepting $25 Million Donation From Shady Koch Brothers Foundation That Supports Black Voter Suppression

What’s with all of these historic minority organizations accepting funding from these super shady sources??? UNCF Caught Accepting $25 Million Donation From Koch Brothers Foundation The United Negro College Fund organization has some explaining to do as it as been

Day three of the voter suppression trial features grilled experts

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Day Three of the Great GOP Voter Suppression Trial took place in Winston-Salem today, and you get the scoop, courtesy of Kelly Fetty at Digital Journal. Looks like it was a grueling day to be Charles Stewart III, an expert witness for the good guys. Defense Attorney Thomas Farr cross-examined Stewart for nearly two hours. Show More Summary

Fran Deluca gets 15 minutes of fame - and blows it

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Fran got called by the New York Times to talk about Voter Suppression in North Carolina. Rather than addressing the substance of the matter, she did what Fran always does, revert to ideological mumbo-jumbo. In this case, the message is clear: we can discriminate just fine on our own and need not have federal oversight. Francis X. Show More Summary

What happened in court in Winston-Salem today?

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

I've been looking for news about the nature of arguments and the judge's demeanor related to the Voter Suppression case heard in WS today. Have come up dry except for this one story on BradBlog. http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10701 Anybody know anything worth sharing?

Good explanation of what happened in court in Winston-Salem today

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

I've been looking for news about the nature of arguments and the judge's demeanor related to the Voter Suppression case heard in WS today. Have come up dry except for this one story on BradBlog. http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10701 Anybody know anything worth sharing?

College Students To Fight Voter ID Laws In North Carolina Over Discrimination

In a North Carolina courtroom this week, another group will make its case that Voter ID laws are discriminatory.  For sure, women and minorities will be impacted by Voter Suppression tactics which are heralded by the right wing, but students have an equally important case to be heard, too. The New York Times reports: Joining [...]

Blax News: The Fallout From The "Black Democratic Voter Suppression Fraud In The Republican Primary 2014" Will Come To Fruition In The 2020 Democratic Primary

The Americanized Negro Was Happy In 2014 - As The "Mentholated Black Media Pressgang" Praised His CUNNING As He Tricked The Republican Party In Mississippi In Order To Keep The "Tea Party Racist Republicans" Out Of Congress - As They...Show More Summary

Four Bad Voter Suppression Measures We Have to Kill in Four Months

The clock is ticking. With just four months until Election Day, we’re fighting to stop four voter suppression measures that would keep Americans from casting their ballots. For those keeping track at home, and for those of you who aren’t in the know yet, here’s an update North Carolina. Show More Summary

Key Senator Attacks Voting Rights Act Fix Because It Doesn’t Allow Enough Voter Suppression

There is no such thing as a legitimate voter ID law. The post Key Senator Attacks Voting Rights Act Fix Because It Doesn’t Allow Enough Voter Suppression appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Dems Ain't Happy Either

In addition to the rank and toxic politics of 'vote fraud' bamboozlement and voter suppression of African-American votes from the likes of J Christian Adams and crew (remember, this was actually what was at the heart of the US Attorney...Show More Summary

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