Sep 05, 2023
Federal Court Rejects Latest Alabama Congressional Map
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A federal court today rejected Alabama’s new congressional map due to its failure to remedy the violation of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, ordering a ...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Aug 18, 2023
Federal Court Sides with Civil Rights Groups and Lifts Georgia’s Ban on Line Relief and Birthdate Requirement on Absentee Ballot Envelopes for 2024 Elections
ATLANTA — A federal court in the Northern District of Georgia issued rulings today in response to emergency motions filed by civil rights groups to lift restrictions put in place...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jul 26, 2023
Federal Court Blocks Implementation of Mississippi’s New Voting Law
JACKSON, Miss. — A federal court has granted a request by Disability Rights Mississippi, the League of Women Voters of Mississippi, and three Mississippi voters to block S.B. 235...
Jul 18, 2023
ACLU Comment on the Freedom to Vote Act
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress today reintroduced the Freedom to Vote Act, a far-reaching federal bill that would strengthen American democracy and thwart the assault on voting...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jul 03, 2023
Federal Court Blocks Florida Law that Targets Voter Registration, Civic Engagement, and Political Speech 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal court today blocked a provision of a new Florida law, SB 7050, which undermines community-based organizations performing voter registration. The law...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jun 30, 2023
ACLU Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Action in Ohio Partisan Gerrymandering Case
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court today instructed the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider a previous ruling that required Ohio’s congressional map be redrawn over unconstitutio...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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