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Less than Fundamental: The Myth of Voting Rights in America

International Policy Digest - 20 Jun 2018
There is a myth among election law experts that voting is a fundamental right in the United States. However, the Supreme Court's recent Husted v. Philips Randolph Institute upholding Ohio's voter purge law and Minnesota Voter Alliance v. Mansky ...
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Supreme Court shies away from test on the math of voting rights

Science News for Students - 18 Jun 2018
All nine justices found that individual voters could not challenge the whole state's voting district map. But seven justices left open the possibility for individuals to challenge the lines of their individual districts. On the same day, the court also ...
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Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Purge of Voting Rolls

New York Times - 11 Jun 2018
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Ohio's aggressive efforts to purge its voting rolls, siding with Republicans in the latest partisan battle over how far states can go in imposing restrictions on voting. The court ruled that states may ...
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Forgetting the Great War: Plea for remembrance and learning

United States Army (press release) - 21 Jun 2018
Over the coming months, the U.S. Army and Marine Corps will conduct a number of observances, both here at home and in Europe, to commemorate America's involvement in World War I. The United States government has also formed a World War I Centennial ...
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UK Women Celebrate 100 Years of Voting Rights

New York Times - 10 Jun 2018
Another came with a banner evoking the phrase that became a tool of the women's movement last year after United States Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, was silenced during a debate: “Nevertheless, she persisted.” Women came ...
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Judge rules Kansas can't require proof of US citizenship to vote

CBS News - 19 Jun 2018
"This decision is a stinging rebuke of Kris Kobach, and the centerpiece of his voter suppression efforts: a show-me-your-papers law that has disenfranchised tens of thousands of Kansans," Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project, said in ...
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What Supreme Court's Ohio Decision Means for Voting Rights

Newsweek - 11 Jun 2018
In a 5-4 decision written by Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Ohio and other states are allowed to purge voters from their rolls who are inactive and do not respond to requests to confirm their residency. Ohio has ...
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Court decision hurts voting rights

The Philadelphia Tribune - 15 Jun 2018
But studies show there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the United States, a country where voter turnout is low among developed nations. The law is also unnecessary. Many states clean their voter rolls successfully without being as ...

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