On Saturday morning, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s ruling involving an Arizona law, H.B. 2023, that bans “ballot harvesting” by making it “a felony for anyone other than election officials, mail carriers, family members, or caregivers to collect early voting ballots.”
On Saturday morning, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s ruling involving an Arizona law, H.B. 2023, that bans “ballot harvesting” by making it “a felony for anyone other than election officials, mail carriers, family members, or caregivers to collect early voting ballots.” In that order, the Ninth Circuit would have allowed ballot harvesting until […]
There is one example of a state that leads the nation in economic growth, job creation, and the ability to govern for all the people. This week, in a seriously stunning editorial by a very conservative newspaper they readily admit and praise California with its Democratic super-majority and governor as the model the rest of the nation and Republicans in Congress should follow.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did more than call out Republicans for trying to suppress the vote. She offered a proposal that would terrify Republicans to their very core. Hillary Clinton wants every American to be automatically registered to vote at age 18.
It is true that there was open rebellion and massive bloodshed as one faction that could not countenance a ‘united’ nation sought to rip the country apart, but the sentiment that engendered the Civil War is still alive and well due to one ill-advised amendment to the nation’s founding document; the 10th Amendment.
Crucial to their success is Republicans’ heavy dependence on one of the Koch brothers’ legislative arms, the American Legislative Exchange Council, to create template legislation for Republicans to block access to voting in what can only be termed as a direct assault on America’s rapidly waning democracy.
After a thorough examination of America’s pathetic record of disparate treatment of minorities, a United Nations watchdog reported what people of color, particularly African Americans, have known first hand and all too well for decades. “Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life from de facto school segregation, access to health care, and housing.”
Republicans in North Carolina are trying to quash a subpoena for emails regarding the “rationale, purpose and implementation” of House Bill 589, aka the most egregious vote suppression law in the country.