Federal court strikes down redrawn Alabama congressional map for violating Voting Rights Act

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
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A three-judge panel in federal district court struck down Alabama's redrawn congressional map for allegedly violating the Voting Rights Act, months after the Supreme Court struck down a previous map on similar grounds. The court argues the new congressional map "plainly fails" to adhere to the Supreme Court's ruling in June that a second majority-black district be made in the state. LAWMAKERS RETURN TO CAPITOL HILL WITH TICKING CLOCK AND HEFTY TO-DO LIST "We do not take lightly federal intrusion into a process ordinarily reserved for the State Legislature. But...

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