Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida's Voting Ban For Ex-FelonsA federal judge has ruled that Florida's current ban on former felons voting is unconstitutional and needs to be changed as soon as possible.
Stakes High For Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election LoomingThree losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel.
Alabama City Re-Enacts March That Sparked "Bloody Sunday"Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement. Sunday marked the 52nd anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Meaning Of 'One Person, One Vote' At Stake At Supreme CourtTexas was the big winner in the 2010 census when it picked up four congressional seats, due mainly to growth in its Hispanic population. A Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday threatens to diminish Latinos' clout and benefit white, rural voters.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of 1965 Voting Rights ActThe United States Supreme Court struck down a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act requiring certain states, including Texas, to have voting law changes "pre-cleared" by federal courts.