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Rights Under Siege: On the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Activists are Fighting Back

| August 6, 2015

Two years after the Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, activists in North Carolina and other states keep up the pressure to restore rights. More »

Why Voter ID Laws Will Disenfranchise Women

Why Voter ID Laws Will Disenfranchise Women

| July 22, 2011

The author alerts U.S. women that new regulations could block their vote in the 2012 election—over nine decades after women won the franchise. More »