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The Supreme Court Actually Upheld the Voting Rights Act for Once

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
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After a decade of steadily chipping away at the Voting Rights Act, the Supreme Court actually upheld a piece of the landmark civil rights legislation on Thursday, ruling that Alabama had diluted the power of Black voters in the state. The case concerned Alabama’s new congressional district map, which was drawn after the 2020 census — and actually wasn’t much different than the map it had throughout the 2010s. The state was split into seven districts, six of which were majority white and reliably voted for Republican representatives, while the...

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