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Judicial Watch announced today Senior Attorney Russell Nobile will testify in front of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
Judicial Watch announced today Senior Attorney Russell Nobile will testify in front of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
 
Margot Cleveland of the Federalist explains how the Voting Rights Act plays into the Biden administration’s challenge against Georgia’s new voting law.
Margot Cleveland of the Federalist explains how the Voting Rights Act plays into the Biden administration’s challenge against Georgia’s new voting law.
 
Longtime observers of the state's electoral system say some North Carolina judicial districts might be unconstitutional, and ripe for legal challenges
Longtime observers of the state's electoral system say some North Carolina judicial districts might be unconstitutional, and ripe for legal challenges
 
"North Carolina has become ground zero in the redistricting battles about how much and how little race can be used in the redistricting process."
"North Carolina has become ground zero in the redistricting battles about how much and how little race can be used in the redistricting process."
 
Two House bills intended to reduce partisan manipulation of legislative redistricting could be acted on in the short session starting in April, though retiring Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, predicted the Senate would not approve either.
Two House bills intended to reduce partisan manipulation of legislative redistricting could be acted on in the short session starting in April, though retiring Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, predicted the Senate would not approve either.
 
Today, NCGOP Chairman Hasan Harnett released the following statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
Today, NCGOP Chairman Hasan Harnett released the following statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
 
Gov. Pat McCrory's chief legal counsel said Tuesday that the governor, a Republican, decided to hire an outside lawyer to defend a lawsuit over the state's new voter identification and election law because of public statements about the law from Democratic state Attorney General Roy Cooper.
Gov. Pat McCrory's chief legal counsel said Tuesday that the governor, a Republican, decided to hire an outside lawyer to defend a lawsuit over the state's new voter identification and election law because of public statements about the law from Democratic state Attorney General Roy Cooper.
 
Advocates for reform of the way North Carolina draws its congressional and legislative election maps are taking their arguments to audiences across North Carolina. Redistricting reformers have conducted public meetings recently in Greensboro, Fayetteville, and Charlotte, with other events...
Advocates for reform of the way North Carolina draws its congressional and legislative election maps are taking their arguments to audiences across North Carolina. Redistricting reformers have conducted public meetings recently in Greensboro, Fayetteville, and Charlotte, with other events...
 
No, I'm not speculating about the president's strategies for implementing his health care law or besting Congressional Republicans in budget battles. Today's topic is closer to home: the decision by Attorney General Eric Holder to file a lawsuit alleging that North Carolina's new election law...
No, I'm not speculating about the president's strategies for implementing his health care law or besting Congressional Republicans in budget battles. Today's topic is closer to home: the decision by Attorney General Eric Holder to file a lawsuit alleging that North Carolina's new election law...
 
Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday struck back at the federal government, saying the U.S. Department of Justice was "working in the fringes." McCrory, a Republican, said the state would defend the lawsuit filed by the Democratic administration of President Barack Obama against the state's new election...
Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday struck back at the federal government, saying the U.S. Department of Justice was "working in the fringes." McCrory, a Republican, said the state would defend the lawsuit filed by the Democratic administration of President Barack Obama against the state's new election...
 
It is telling that when Washington decides to attack North Carolina's new voting reforms, the nation's top legal authority paints a misleading picture of those laws.
It is telling that when Washington decides to attack North Carolina's new voting reforms, the nation's top legal authority paints a misleading picture of those laws.
 
Eric Holder says it; Colin Powell says it: every NAACP "preacher" in the country says it: every Dem in the countryside says it.
Eric Holder says it; Colin Powell says it: every NAACP "preacher" in the country says it: every Dem in the countryside says it.
 
Beaufort County Commissioner Gary Brinn offered the false narrative that I, somehow miraculously, had swung 180° to a position that only he could know in his "heart of hearts": 'I had decided that I was in favor of Limited Voting; it was the only way I could get elected.'
Beaufort County Commissioner Gary Brinn offered the false narrative that I, somehow miraculously, had swung 180° to a position that only he could know in his "heart of hearts": 'I had decided that I was in favor of Limited Voting; it was the only way I could get elected.'
 
The other day Thomas Edsall of the New York Times reported that a terrible thing has happened. Since the Voting Rights Act passed, the number of Black state legislators has grown from fewer than 5 to 313 - but at the same time, Black political power has diminished.
The other day Thomas Edsall of the New York Times reported that a terrible thing has happened. Since the Voting Rights Act passed, the number of Black state legislators has grown from fewer than 5 to 313 - but at the same time, Black political power has diminished.
 
State Sen. Bob Rucho said a sweeping decision by a three-judge Superior Court panel handed him and state Rep. David Lewis "a complete and utter vindication" against accusations of racism and unconstitutional gerrymandering in a lawsuit over redrawn state voting maps.
State Sen. Bob Rucho said a sweeping decision by a three-judge Superior Court panel handed him and state Rep. David Lewis "a complete and utter vindication" against accusations of racism and unconstitutional gerrymandering in a lawsuit over redrawn state voting maps.
 
In case you are living in a vaccume, this Monday morning, June 25, 2013, the United States Supreme Court turned back the hands of time by, and may have forever changed, as we know it, the way we elect our public policy decision makers.
In case you are living in a vaccume, this Monday morning, June 25, 2013, the United States Supreme Court turned back the hands of time by, and may have forever changed, as we know it, the way we elect our public policy decision makers.
 
This week, The US Supreme Court told Congress and the federal bureaucracy that it can finally stop punishing the South for The Civil War and The Jim Crow Era. The Left threw a fit.
This week, The US Supreme Court told Congress and the federal bureaucracy that it can finally stop punishing the South for The Civil War and The Jim Crow Era. The Left threw a fit.
 
The U.S. Supreme Court has been the big news this week, with landmark 5-4 divided rulings.
The U.S. Supreme Court has been the big news this week, with landmark 5-4 divided rulings.
 
The state House has approved a bill that would remove a vestige of Jim Crow days from the N.C. Constitution.
The state House has approved a bill that would remove a vestige of Jim Crow days from the N.C. Constitution.
 
Tell us what you have against the Voting Rights Act? Is that piece of legislation, and specifically its most recent extension, something the WDN is "concerned" about?
Tell us what you have against the Voting Rights Act? Is that piece of legislation, and specifically its most recent extension, something the WDN is "concerned" about?
 
The Constitution was also written to memorialize the notion that sovereign power rests with the individual and not with the federal government or any governmental agency.
The Constitution was also written to memorialize the notion that sovereign power rests with the individual and not with the federal government or any governmental agency.
 
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