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Ryan P. Haygood, Director of LDF's Political Participation Group, Discusses Today's Supreme Court Decision to Strike Crucial Section of the Voting Rights Act

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ryan P. Haygood, director of LDF's Political Participation Group, appeared on Hardball today to discuss the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, which strikes a crucial section of the Voting Rights Act. Mr. Haygood critiqued the Court's ruling, and called upon Congress to fill the gap in voting rights protection created by today's decision.