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Goodbye Section 4, Voting Rights Act of 1965

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by LPH, Jun 25, 2013.

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  1. LPH

    LPH Well-Known Member

    The Supreme Court held that section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is unconstitutional. Ruling in favor of Shelby County, the court was split 5-4 to opine that Congress must redraw maps for which counties must get federal "pre-clearance" for any changes to their local voting laws.
     
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