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Supreme Court Rules on Voting Rights

 
Supreme Court Rules on Voting Rights
Posted June 25th, 2013 @ 7:16am by KFBK News


Three rulings have been released this morning by the Supreme Court and the last one is about voter rights. The court has ruled Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Its formula can no longer be used as a basis for subjecting jurisdictions to preclearance. The court adds Section 4 is unconstitutional in light of current conditions. In 1966, the formula was rational in both practice and theory.

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