Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Matt Rothschild: Rush To Disenfranchise Follows Gutting Of Voting Rights Act

Matt Rothschild, editor of The Progressive, comments on the predictable fallout from the Supreme Court's gutting of the Voting Rights Act. He cites the rush by the very Southern states covered by the Act to disenfranchise minorities and deny votes for Democrats. Rothschild also refers to legal challenges filed by the NAACP and the ACLU against voter suppression laws. Listen:

Also see Supreme Court Justice Ruth Baader Ginsberg's comments on the results of the Court's unfortunate decision.

(h/t: Best of the Left Podcast)

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