Common Cause wants to

Protect voters nationwide

Without the Voting Rights Act, voters across the country are be subject to suppressive anti-voter laws.

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"In the years following the Shelby decision, jurisdictions once subject to federal supervision shut down, on average, almost 20 percent…Read More

How the gutting of the Voting Rights Act led to hundreds of closed polls

how the gutting of the voting rights act led to hundreds of closed polls An exclusive VICE News investigation into a controversial supreme court decision and its impact on minority voters In 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the core of one of the crowning achievements of the civil rights movement: the Voting Rights Act. The 1965 bill,…Read More