Tag Archives: Voting Rights

Vote-trading is nothing like spouse swapping in key swing states

By ann summers There are some thought experiments that arise each election cycle and the regularity of the question does raise other useful questions that would take far too long to resolve. For example, the issue of why an Electoral … Continue reading

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Injustice in America: Regarding Texas’s Restrictive and Racist Voter ID Law and the Innocent Citizens It Disenfranchises (VIDEOS)

By Elaine Magliaro Patrick Svitek of The Texas Tribune reported yesterday that presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would use her speech today in Houston “to call for expanded early voting across the country and criticize states … Continue reading

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“One Day When the Glory Comes”: The March from Selma Continues (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Fifty years ago today, Alabama State Troopers attacked voting-rights demonstrators on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. In commemoration of that historic event, I’m posting a video of the Academy-Award-Winning song Glory from the movie Selma. … Continue reading

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