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Justices not doing enough to keep Republicans from surpressing votes

Posted on AllSides June 10th, 2023
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Racism and discrimination aren’t exclusive to the South or to the Republican Party, but Republicans in the former Confederate States of America do have a knack for bold attempts to limit the constitutional rights of underrepresented communities. A recent example is the Alabama GOP’s efforts to gerrymander districts for the purpose of diluting and diminishing Black votes. While federal law does not prohibit legislative districts that result in underrepresentation of minority races or ethnicities, Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act does prohibit states from drawing boundaries with a “racially...

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