Tag: VRA

50 Years After Freedom Summer, Voting Rights Still Center Stage

50 years ago, Freedom Summer laid the groundwork for the Voting Rights Act. One year ago, the VRA was weakened. Now, a new act looks to restore its power.

Posted in Voting Rights, Voter Education Links

Dueling lawsuits: Florida vs. the Department of Justice

Is it Florida vs. the DOJ or the DOJ vs. Florida? In this case, it’s both. When it comes to purging voters from the rolls, it looks like the state and the Department of Justice have enthusiastically agreed to disagree.