Jun 27, 2023
ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Ruling in North Carolina Redistricting Case
WASHINGTON — In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Constitution’s Elections Clause does not allow state legislatures to ignore their own state constitut...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Court case: Moore v. Harper
Jun 26, 2023
Supreme Court Lifts Temporary Halt on Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana’s Discriminatory Congressional Maps 
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court today lifted a temporary halt on a federal lawsuit challenging Louisiana’s discriminatory congressional maps. The action sends the case, Rob...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jun 09, 2023
Civil Rights Groups Seek to Lift Stay in Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana’s Discriminatory State Legislative Maps on Heels of U.S. Supreme Court Alabama Decision 
BATON ROUGE, La. — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Louisiana, Legal Defense Fund (LDF), law firm Cozen O’ Connor, and Louisiana attorneys Ron Wilson and John Adcock...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jun 08, 2023
Historic Win: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Alabama’s Congressional Map Violates the Voting Rights Act by Diluting Black Political Power 
WASHINGTON — In a historic win for voting rights, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled in Allen v. Milligan in favor of Black voters who challenged Alabama’s 2021-enacted congres...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
May 31, 2023
New Motions Filed in Lawsuit Challenging Georgia’s Omnibus Anti-Voter Law Seek to Defend Against Racial Discrimination and Remove Barriers to Absentee Voting
ATLANTA — Voting rights organizations filed motions for preliminary injunctive relief to lift barriers to voting for the 2024 elections in Georgia. The latest motion, filed last ...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
May 25, 2023
Voting and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates Sue Over New Florida Law That Targets Voter Registration, Civic Engagement, and Political Speech 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Voting and immigrants’ rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a new Florida law, SB 7050, that targets community-based organizations per...
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