All Posts Tagged With: "voter ID laws"
The controversial new law in Mississippi that requires voters to have a photo ID to vote at the polls will not go into effect prior to the general election in November. Federal officials announced they had to review whether or not the new law is discriminatory. In just one day, two states had setbacks for [...]
On Thursday, House Republicans criticized the Department of Justice’s decision to challenge the voter ID laws that have recently been approved in a number of U.S. states. Republicans said the DOJ’s decision shows that the White House administration is concerned more with the Democrats winning in the November election than protecting the country against possible [...]
Vice President Joe Biden was cheered by the crowd during the convention of the NAACP, which is the nation’s biggest civil rights group. He defended President Barack Obama’s record and warned that if Republican Mitt Romney is elected into office, it could reverse years of civil rights and economic gains for blacks. The vice president [...]