“The Justice Department expects to show that the clear and intended effects of these changes would contract the electorate and result in unequal access to participation in the political process on account of race,” Attorney General Eric Holder says about the lawsuit.
On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the president says a fairer economy “remains our great unfinished business.”
On Thursday night, North Carolina passed sweeping restrictive voting laws in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act decision.
The provision of the historic civil rights law struck down Tuesday has been used to keep voting changes considered to have discriminatory effect from happening.
“President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation — courageously declaring that on January 1, 1863, ‘all persons held as slaves’ in rebellious areas ‘shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free,’” President Obama stated today. An anniversary marked by the nation’s first black president.
It’s not about Romney, and it’s not even about Ohio voters this cycle, says Captain Wright. “BAD PRECEDENT,” “HOGWASH,” and special accommodations for the troops.
This Iranian street art kinda looks like Goatse, no? If you’re curious, the text inside the goat hole reads, “Where Is My Vote?”
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