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Defending the Voting Rights of Jail Detainees
The denial of voting rights to pretrial jail detainees is one of the most hidden and racially disparate forms of voter disenfranchisement.
January 22, 2020
Think the Constitution guarantees your right to vote? Think again
There are unacceptable inconsistencies in how we engage in the most fundamental method of making our democracy work.
In the media
January 1, 2020
Voter purges: are Republicans trying to rig the 2020 election?
“Folks who benefit from having fewer people participate are constantly looking for new ways to suppress turnout. [Voter purges] is one that seems to have become more popular.”
In the media
December 31, 2019
One of America’s Most Powerful Corporations Is Trying to Gut Civil Rights Law
The media giant Comcast touts diversity and inclusion as “a central element of our credo and our DNA.” So why is it asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hollow out a 153-year-old law against racial discrimination?
In the media
December 19, 2019
Roundup: The Wisconsin Voter Purge, Debt-Free College, and other must-reads
Fresh research and writing for the start of 2020.
January 8, 2020
Arizona Voting Rights Advocates Obtain Settlement Improving Statewide Access to Voter Registration
Today, voting rights advocates celebrated a significant win for Arizonans that will make it easier for residents to exercise their fundamental right to vote.
January 6, 2020
How the Wisconsin Voter Purge Targets Black Voters
A conservative group is suing to force the state of Wisconsin to purge 234,000 voters from voter rolls. The purge will disproportionately target voters of color.
December 20, 2019
Why America Needs a Right-to-Vote Amendment
This forthcoming paper makes the case for why we need a new constitutional amendment—a Right-to-Vote Amendment for a 21st Century Democracy
December 16, 2019
Challenging Misleading Claims of Illegal Voting in Palm Beach County
The Public Interest Law Foundation has made such misleading and irresponsible claims before, and, when tested, they have uniformly proven to be unreliable and misleading.
November 22, 2019
We Vote, We Count: The Need for Congressional Action to Secure the Right to Vote for All Citizens
This report elevates the voices of affected communities across the country and provides important insights on the quest to vote.
November 25, 2019
Tyson D. King-Meadows
Loren M. Henderson
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