Voting Rights

Scott Walker Could Win Thanks to Wisconsin's Voter ID Law
October 06, 2014

Why restricting voters' rights will be a boon for Governor Walker's campaign

Voter ID Laws Are Costing Taxpayers Millions
October 03, 2014

Research shows they impose costs, effectively discouraging low-income people from exercising their right to vote.

Conservatives Are Furious That Liberals Are Trying to Register Ferguson Residents to Vote
August 20, 2014

“I think it’s not only disgusting but completely inappropriate," said Missouri's GOP director.

The New Racism
This is how the civil rights movement ends
August 10, 2014

This is how the civil rights movement ends.

Last Week's Affirmative Action Setback Could Be a Boost to Voting Rights
April 29, 2014

In striking down Michigan's affirmative action plan, the Court laid the groundwork for upholding the remained of the Voting Rights Act.

The Right's Racial Blinders
What really explains the politics of the Obama era
April 15, 2014

The left-right race argument can become less cacophonous than it is. But not through a process of phased, mutual disarmament. 

Conservatives Score a Big Win in their Long War Against the Civil Rights Division
March 06, 2014

Senators claimed it was about Mumia Abu-Jamal, but the GOP has a shameful, decades-long record of blocking Civil Rights Division nominees

From the Stacks: The Battle for the Female Vote
August 26, 2013

On this day in 1920, the nineteenth amendment allowing women the right to vote became part of the United States Constitution.

Eric Holder Sues Texas Over Voter ID. Here's Why It's a Long Shot.
August 22, 2013

“We will not allow the Supreme Court's recent decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue measures that suppress voting rights.”