Posts by Brenda Wright

Yesterday, Demos and 4 other civil rights legal organizations filed an emergency motion to stop Texas from discriminating against voters of color and purging naturalized citizens who are eligible to...
February 7, 2019 | Brenda Wright
There are over 55 million people eligible to vote who remain unregistered in the United States right now.
September 26, 2016 | Brenda Wright
A New York Times editorial last weekend lifted up an important criminal justice and voting rights issue: how incarcerated people will be counted for the 2020 Census.  Although it’s hard to hear...
July 21, 2016 | Brenda Wright
The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday striking down Texas’ extreme restrictions on access to abortion is a milestone in the effort to protect reproductive rights – but if that’s all we see,...
June 28, 2016 | Brenda Wright
This week Demos is celebrating two major steps forward in our work to advance political and economic equality through our litigation initiatives. This week a federal court issued a decision, just the...
May 25, 2016 | Brenda Wright
Iowa caucus-goers are the subject of intense study in presidential elections. As we are seeing this year, they can have an outsize influence on presidential aspirations—not just for the first-place...
February 4, 2016 | Brenda Wright
As we celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, it’s worth reflecting on Dr. King’s last campaign, which brought him to Tennessee to protect the rights of public sector workers to unionize....
January 18, 2016 | Brenda Wright
Today, the Supreme Court released its decision in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (No. 12-71), striking down an Arizona law that created unnecessary barriers to voter registration in...
June 16, 2013 | Brenda Wright