Sep 26, 2023
In Win for Black Voters, Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal in Milligan and Reaffirms State Must Draw Second Opportunity District
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court today rejected Alabama’s attempt to defy its orders to draw a fair congressional map and has allowed a three-judge panel’s latest decision to s...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Sep 19, 2023
ACLU Applauds the Introduction of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to Restore and Strengthen the Landmark Voting Rights Act
WASHINGTON – Today the American Civil Liberties Union lauded the reintroduction of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore and strengthen the landmar...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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
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