Voting Rights Act

NC GOP Lawmakers Eagerly Work to Disenfranchise Blacks & Students Under New Voter Suppression Laws

 ”This is just damn stupid.” ‘Stupid’ voter suppression laws prove the need for the Voting Rights Act. After the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, Republican lawmakers in North Carolina have wasted no … Continued

DOMA Repeal a Major Win for LGBT Immigrants and Families

As annual celebrations for Pride kick off in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle this weekend, many are celebrating Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision as a victory not only for marriage equality, but also for immigration reform. The ruling will … Continued

Ruling on Voting Rights Act Holds Major Implications for Immigrants

As the Senate approaches its final hours in a push to bring millions of immigrants into the American polity, millions of citizens are being pushed out of it. What does the gutting of the Voting Rights Act mean for newly … Continued

Anti-Choice Zealot Smears Kennedy

by Edmundo Rocha Equal political voice and democratically responsive government are widely cherished American ideals. Yet, what is happening today is a far cry from what has been happening at recent town halls, where angry protesters stooped to ad hominem … Continued