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Salon.com
ACLU sues Kansas over voting rule for state, local racesright to vote in state and local elections in a year when all 165 seats of the
ACLU sues Kansas over voting rule for state, local races
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
right to vote in state and local elections in a year when all 165 seats of the Kansas Legislature are up for election, the ACLU argued in its lawsuit. As of this month, it would affect about 17,000 people who registered at state motor vehicle... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon delegation intros national vote-by-mail billnational vote-by-mail bill | News - Home Say 17 states have added new voting r
Oregon delegation intros national vote-by-mail bill
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
national vote-by-mail bill | News - Home Say 17 states have added new voting restrictions this year alone Backed by a broad coalition of voting rights groups, Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden, Jeff... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Expert to Tackle LGBTI Discrimination - 'Historic Victory'United Nations — Human rights groups have described the UN Human Rights Council
First Expert to Tackle LGBTI Discrimination - 'Historic Victory'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
United Nations — Human rights groups have described the UN Human Rights Council's (HRC) decision on Thursday to appoint an independent expert to target the ongoing discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people all... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
New report confirms that voter suppression likely to threaten 2016 electionsBarrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Since the U.S.
New report confirms that voter suppression likely to threaten 2016 elections
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Since the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, states that were once required to get permission from the U.S. Department of Justice to enact voting laws... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
KTVN Reno / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
WGEM Quincy / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsin court in Keokuk, Iowa. On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the Iowa Supreme Court ru
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
The Record Searchlight / Posted 24 days ago
in court in Keokuk, Iowa. On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that felons automatically lose their voting rights for life in Iowa. The decision declined to restore suffrage to thousands of former offenders. The court turned... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
KXXV Waco / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
KWWL Iowa / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped o
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) � Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision permanently disenfranchises... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felonsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Felons may be stripped of their voting rights for life i
Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Felons may be stripped of their voting rights for life in Iowa unless those rights are restored by the governor, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 4-3 decision dashed the hopes of thousands of disenfranchised... Read more
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NBC News
Iowa Upholds Felon Voting BanThe Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold the state's ban on voting by ex
Iowa Upholds Felon Voting Ban
NBC News / Posted 24 days ago
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold the state's ban on voting by ex-felons unless their rights are restored by the governor, disappointing voting rights advocates who were aiming to weaken the ban. The 4-3 decision means Iowa remains one... Read more
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heraldscotland
Right-wing America's war on voting rightsAct’s list of places with egregious records of racial discrimination at the bal
Right-wing America's war on voting rights
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
Act’s list of places with egregious records of racial discrimination at the ballot box, drawn up at the height of the civil rights era, was out of date. Five of the nine justices agreed. “History did not end in 1965,” wrote Chief Justice John... Read more

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