voter id laws

WATCH: Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting Incoming AG Jeff Sessions

WATCH: Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting Incoming AG Jeff Sessions

Civil rights activists were arrested arrested Tuesday during a sit-in at the Mobile, Alabama, office of Republican Senator Jeff Sessions. The sit-in, organized by the NAACP, drew about two dozen people concerned over Sessions’ nomination as U.S. Attorney General. Sessions has long held controversial views on race. During a 1981 murder investigation, Sessions said he […]

Shepard Smith Criticizes GOP For Voter ID Laws And Right Wingers LOSE THEIR SH*T (TWEETS)

Shepard Smith Criticizes GOP For Voter ID Laws And Right Wingers LOSE THEIR SH*T (TWEETS)

Believe it or not, someone at Fox News finally admitted that voter ID laws are indeed wrong and used by Republicans to depress turnout by poor and minority voters. Shepard Smith was doing a report on the Supreme Court’s ruling that North Carolina’s voter ID law was unconstitutional and struck it down as such. So […]

Voter ID Laws Are Designed To Help The GOP – Definitive Proof!

Voter ID Laws Are Designed To Help The GOP – Definitive Proof!

As the primaries wound down in Wisconsin, House Representative Glenn Grothman took the opportunity to plant his foot firmly in his mouth. The member of congress let out a little detail in his remarks about who he believes will win the November presidential race in his home state: “I think Hillary Clinton is about the […]

Alabama Will No Longer Issue Driver’s Licenses In Counties With 75% Black Registered Voters

Alabama Will No Longer Issue Driver’s Licenses In Counties With 75% Black Registered Voters

If you want to vote in the state of Alabama, you have to prove your identity with a photo ID card, usually a driver’s license or state-issued ID card which you can only get at certain locations. But now the state says it will no longer issue driver’s licenses in counties where 75 percent of […]

Here’s Your Proof That Voter ID Laws Deliberately Target Minorities

Here’s Your Proof That Voter ID Laws Deliberately Target Minorities

Many people- mainly Republicans- have insisted that voter ID laws do not target minorities on purpose, and are not about suppressing the minority vote. However, all evidence points to the contrary. Further, most minorities overwhelmingly vote for Democrats. The GOP is painfully aware of this. In fact, their own autopsy report from the Republican National […]

Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

  A federal judge has?struck down?Wisconsin’s controversial voter ID law and declared it unconstitutional, a move that is sure to enrage Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. In March, the Republican governor said that if the courts?strike down the law, he will call?a special legislative session. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: In a decision that could have […]

ACLU Sues Kansas Over Two Tiered Voting System

ACLU Sues Kansas Over Two Tiered Voting System

Today the American Civil Liberties Union?and ACLU of Kansas filed a lawsuit challenging the Kansas two tiered voter registration system that is leaving people unable to vote in local and state elections. In its 2013 decision in?Arizona v. The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, the?Supreme Court?ruled 7-2 that Arizona’s proof of citizenship law for voter […]

TX Gov. Candidate Greg Abbott Victim Of His Own Voter Suppression Law

TX Gov. Candidate Greg Abbott Victim Of His Own Voter Suppression Law

Current Texas Attorney General and 2014 Republican Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott nearly took away his own right to vote. As the Lone Star State’s Attorney General, Abbott has been a zealous proponent of the Voter ID that includes a provision requiring the name on the ID to exactly match the name on the voter roll. […]

Wendy Davis Hit With TX Voter ID Law, Forced To Sign Affidavit To Vote

Wendy Davis Hit With TX Voter ID Law, Forced To Sign Affidavit To Vote

First, it was the Texas District Judge?Sandra Watts?who, after voting for the past five decades, was?almost barred? from voting Oct 22nd. Now it’s gubernatorial candidate state Senator?Wendy Davis who had difficulty voting ?thanks to the state’s new, strict voter ID law.?The law kicked in Tues. Oct. 22 just in time for the start of early […]

Intent of the Law: North Carolina in Voting Rights Crisis

Intent of the Law: North Carolina in Voting Rights Crisis

One of the really big stories being smothered by the government shutdown is the showdown looming in North Carolina over voting rights or, rather, now, the lack thereof. The Justice Department’s suits against North Carolina come after a landmark Supreme court case ruling from an Alabama case which removed stipulations within the Voting Rights Act […]

Thanks Republicans! North Carolina Losing Popularity Nationwide!

Thanks Republicans! North Carolina Losing Popularity Nationwide!

A new poll from Public Policy Polling (PPP) in Raleigh, NC, shows that North Carolina has had a dramatic decline in how it is viewed nationally. During that period, Republicans have gained power with both the Governorship, the State House and Senate for the first time since the 1800’s. Two years ago, PPP did national […]

Dem. American Values Organization Declares War On GOP Voter Suppression

Dem. American Values Organization Declares War On GOP Voter Suppression

The Republican Party may have out-foxed itself on the voting rights and voter suppression issue. Having maneuvered for years to achieve their dream of a conservative U.S. Supreme Court, they were thrilled with the?SCOTUS decision in June?that seemed to gut enforcement of the Voting Rights Act. What they probably didn’t anticipate was that the Democratic […]

SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision May Cause History To Repeat Itself…In Reverse (OP-ED)

SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision May Cause History To Repeat Itself…In Reverse (OP-ED)

Almost?50 years ago, the then Democratic President, Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ), took a risk?he knew?could cost?his party?the loyalty of a region?it had dominated electorally?since the end of Reconstruction.??Although slavery?as an institution had been destroyed some hundred years before,?African-Americans?had long suffered?under a?different kind of slavery, one of?social and economic inequality, but also when it came to […]