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Shelby First Anniversary Countdown Day 1

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Help LDF Push Back on Voter Suppression


Learn more about the proposed Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (VRAA).

Urge Congress to strengthen and pass the VRAA.

Learn more about voter suppression efforts since Shelby v. Holder.

Tell us about recent voting changes in your former Section 5 jurisdiction and how they affect your community.

Find out if you live in a place formerly covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

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Shelby First Anniversary Countdown Day 1

Countdown Day 1:

Testimony of Sherrilyn Ifill Before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on “The Voting Rights Amendment Act, S. 1945: Updating the Voting Rights Act in Response to Shelby County v. Holder