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‘Shameful’ North Carolina GOP court ditches democracy precedent

Posted on AllSides April 28th, 2023
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North Carolina’s new Republican Supreme Court majority took the latest step in its power grab on Friday, reversing recent precedent that curbed partisan gerrymandering when the court was led by Democrats. The 5-2 decision, with the court’s two Democrats dissenting, said the state court can’t hear such gerrymandering claims, effectively condoning the anti-democratic election map-drawing practice because there’s supposedly no “judicially manageable” way to rule on it. As it happens, Friday's GOP-backed ruling paves the way for greater GOP electoral control in the state. It also calls into question the...

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