DOJ Messes With Texas Over VRA

Justice Department begins new legal fight.

, The National Law Journal


The U.S. Department of Justice will take on Texas in the first major voting rights enforcement action since the U.S. Supreme Court gutted a key anti-discrimination provision last month, an aggressive move that faces high hurdles.

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  • ColorBlindJustice

    This is how voting rights enforcement should proceed in 21st century America. If private citizens or government authorities have evidence that actual racial discrimination is at work in any of the 50 states, let them bring it to a court of law and make their case for redress. But let's please stop with the divisive, shamelessly political hysteria blaming the SCOTUS for a "return to Jim Crow."

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