<p>Voting Machine </p>

Voting Machine

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Supreme court contradicts itself in this week's Affirmative action and Voting rights rulings

Proponents and advocates of the various cases before the Supreme Court during this recent session experienced the extremes of the court.

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Supreme court issues devastating blow to Voting Rights Act

A day after the Supreme Court sent affirmative action to a lower court to determine its fate, they dropped the other shoe on Tuesday, killing the vital core of the Voting Rights Act. While the vote on voting procedures, 5-4, was not as decisive as the 7-1 vote on Monday on affirmative action, it was no less disappointing, particularly for civil rights activists.