The Supreme Court released its decision on Shelby County V. Holder. This case dealt with only one section of the Voting Rights Act; section 4. This section used data from the 1960’s in order to decide which states/counties/districts have shown acts of discrimination in allowing minorities to vote, ever.
There is no denying that in sections in the country the ability for minorities to vote was made almost impossible. In many cases, those areas are in the south. But the question in front of the court was does the federal government still have the right to micro manage every aspect of how voting procedures are done in all these areas of the country close to 50 years later. They answered no. Chief Justice Roberts said that times have changed and the law must change with those times.
I am not going to sit here and deny that racism exists, it…
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