Voting Rights Act dodges bullet at Supreme Court

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
From The Left
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The Supreme Court has passed up a chance to further narrow the scope of the Voting Rights Act, unexpectedly turning aside a bid to make it harder for voters to challenge alleged racial gerrymanders.

The high court’s ruling Thursday affirmed a challenge to Alabama’s congressional map that alleged its creators diluted the power of Black voters in the state.

Alabama has seven congressional districts. One of them — the only one represented by a Democrat — contains a majority of Black voters, despite the fact that over a quarter of the state’s...

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