Now Playing Tracks

It is unacceptable that eligible voters who were a step closer to exercising their fundamental right to vote stand to be denied by the state. America’s young voters should be excited about voting, not worried that they will become disenfranchised before even arriving to the polls.

-From the press release announcing a lawsuit by The New Georgia Project against the state of Georgia

See: 40,000 voter registration forms gone missing in Georgia

(via trms)

This Court concludes that the evidence in the record demonstrates that proponents of SB 14 within the 82nd Texas Legislature were motivated, at the very least in part, because of and not merely in spite of the voter ID law’s detrimental effects on the African-American and Hispanic electorate.

United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division ruling against the Texas voter ID law (pdf)

Maddow video: New voter ID laws blocked in Texas, Wisconsin

(via trms)

We make Tumblr themes