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Yes Magazine Marks Progress Against Discriminatory Voter ID Laws

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Voting Rights Victories Piling Up

“In a moment when this country is becoming more diverse, in which more communities of color participated in the 2008 and 2012 elections, legislatures enacted these discriminatory laws, and luckily courts stepped in to stop them more and more,” said Leah Aden, senior counsel at the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) and member of LDF’s litigation team in Shelby. “The Federal District and Appeals Courts are willing to do what the Supreme Court wouldn’t do, which is acknowledge the reality that racial discrimination in voting persists today.”

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