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North Carolina Passes the Country's Worst Voter Suppression Law | Perspectives, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

North Carolina Passes the Country's Worst Voter Suppression Law | Perspectives, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
Move aside, Florida -- in spite of Moral Mondays protests, North Carolina is now the new poster child for voter suppression.
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Voter Suppression Backfires in North Carolina, Spreads in Texas | News & Notes, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

Voter Suppression Backfires in North Carolina, Spreads in Texas | News & Notes, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
Shortly after passing the country’s worst voter suppression law, North Carolina Republicans targeted student voting.
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Texas' Voter ID Law Creates A Problem For Some Women

Texas' Voter ID Law Creates A Problem For Some Women | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
The law requires the name on voters' official ID to match with the name on their voter ID card.
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Video: Suppressing the Vote | Voter Restriction | The Daily Show | Comedy Central

Voter Restriction: Aasif Mandvi investigates non-racist fallout from the Supreme Courts destruction of the Voting Rights Act.
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It's refreshing to hear one of their own share what these voter id laws are really about. 

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TN Supreme Court upholds voter ID law

TN Supreme Court upholds voter ID law | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
Chief Justice Gary R. Wade wrote that, although instances of people impersonating voters at the polls have not been documented in Tennessee.
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Federal Court: Texas Voter ID Law Violates Voting Rights Act | The Nation

Federal Court: Texas Voter ID Law Violates Voting Rights Act  | The Nation | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
The court ruling clearly shows how voter ID laws disproportionately harm minority and low-income voters, who are more likely to vote for Democrats than Republicans.

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time to get texas on the right track in time for 2014

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Voter ID Gets Another Day in Court - New York Times

Voter ID Gets Another Day in Court - New York Times | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
Voter ID Gets Another Day in Court New York Times A federal trial in Milwaukee on Wisconsin's 2011 voter ID law concluded recently, and the verdict, when it comes, will help define the future of the Voting Rights Act, which has been in question...
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Breaking black: The right-wing plot to split a school board

Breaking black: The right-wing plot to split a school board | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
In Beaumont, Texas, a racially charged feud over the school board offers a window into how minorities will fare with a badly weakened Voting Rights Act.
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Voter ID Laws Might Suppress the Votes of Women. Republican Women. - Slate Magazine

Voter ID Laws Might Suppress the Votes of Women. Republican Women. - Slate Magazine | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
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Voter ID Laws Might Suppress the Votes of Women. Republican Women.
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Unintended consequences?

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Judge in Landmark Case Disavows Support for Voter ID

Judge in Landmark Case Disavows Support for Voter ID | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
Judge Richard A. Posner said the repercussions were unclear in 2007 when he ruled in favor of an Indiana law that the Supreme Court would also uphold.
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'A Fool's Errand.. A Political Witch Hunt Not Based In Any Reality'

'A Fool's Errand.. A Political Witch Hunt Not Based In Any Reality' | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
LAUDERHILL -- The state's top elections official was in South Florida on Wednesday to push one of Gov.
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Top GOP Senator Says Voting Rights Act Should Be Held Hostage To Protect Voter ID

Top GOP Senator Says Voting Rights Act Should Be Held Hostage To Protect Voter ID | Jim Crow 2.0 | Scoop.it
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing regarding how to reinstate provisions of the Voting Rights Act that were recently struck down by the Supreme Court, a top Republican senator indicated that the price of restoring the Act will be creating a...

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