It's the second finding of discrimination within two months, which raises the possibility of Texas being stripped of the right to unilaterally change its election laws without federal approval.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
The move marks a stark reversal under new Attorney General Jeff Sessions from the Obama White House, which joined a lawsuit against Texas in 2013.
By David Saleh Rauf, Associated Press
North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kansas all saw state laws affecting voters nullified or limited by respective courts.
By Michael D. Regan
After the Supreme Court's decision to overturn a key part of the Voting Rights Act, North Carolina's Republican-led state legislature passed a new voter ID law and reversed many of the voting procedures civil rights leaders spent years trying to…
By PBS NewsHour
Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Act outlawed discriminatory practices used to stop Americans from casting a ballot. President Obama marked the occasion with civil rights leaders, cautioning that those rights are still at risk. Gwen Ifill talks to Imani…
By Kristen Doerer
On Tuesday, August 5, the day before the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a U.S. appeals court struck down a Texas voter ID law, finding it discriminatory and in direct violation of the landmark civil rights legislation.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama says voter ID laws can be a barrier to voting, and the government needs a revitalized Voting Rights Act to police ballot box discrimination.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.
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