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Georgia Voter Protection Laws in a Nutshell, 2016

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An Insider’s View of Today’s SCOTUS Arguments on Voter Purging in Ohio

January 10, 2018 Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States held the oral argument for Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute. This case concerns the maintenance of states’ voter rolls under the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Originating in Ohio, the primary issue of the case concerns whether a state can use a voter’s inactivity to purge that voter from the state’s rolls. The state of Ohio maintained that these federal statutes supported its procedure, known as the Ohio Supplemental Process; the A. Philip…

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Another attempt by politicians to decide who gets to vote went before the U.S. Supreme Court.

If they have their way, state officials will kick citizens off of the voter rolls simply for not voting in two consecutive elections.

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Pence-Kobach “Election Integrity” Commission Shuts Down

The decision to dissolve the Pence-Kobach Commission reiterates what we already know: voter fraud is a farce.

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On civil rights, we must reimagine freedom after Trump

The year since the election has been challenging. But this moment also presents us with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reimagine and rebuild.

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Why do we strip some of the right to vote?

Not all freedom is equal. On July 4th, we remember the millions of people who are deprived of the right to vote even after their imprisonment has ended. As our partners @VOTENola say, the culture of criminalizing people and then taking their right to vote is firmly rooted in the Jim Crow era Watch Norris Henderson, Executive Director of VOTE, reflect on what it’s like to be deprived of full citizenship and the right to vote.

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Advancement Project Files Appeal Brief Seeking to Restore Right to Vote In Louisiana

Louisianans believe in second chances and giving people the opportunity to do the right thing.

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Statement on Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Gov. Scott’s Power Grab

No one can thwart the will of a people determined to effect change.

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Statement from Advancement Project on Pence-Kobach Commission Meeting

We should take down barriers to the ballot and make elections more fair and accessible.

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Civil Rights Groups to File Appeal to Affirm Right to Vote in Louisiana

“At stake in this case is more than just the legal interpretation of the Louisiana constitution; the case also asks the moral question: which Louisianans deserve to have a voice?”

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