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Supreme Court guts Civil Rights-era voting protection, siding with 'Old Confederacy'

26.06.2013 02:07

A divided US Supreme Court voided a central part of the Voting Rights Act, a law put in place during the Civil Rights movement to prevent historically racist states from creating obstacles to voting, Tuesday.

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Anonymous user 26.06.2013 04:58

@4:55: Hartmann makes me sick. He still clings to hope. There's no hope. The USA is toast.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 04:55

Listen to Thom Hartmann show tonight. Supreme Court was never given this right by the Constitution.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 04:55

Bush stole election by disenfranchising thousands of Black voters

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 04:54

An American says: the US has become the joke of the world. Fortunately, I'm emigrating soon.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 04:20

President Obama said he was “deeply disappointed” by the ruling, prob push it in Congress

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 04:14

Mike Schuder, you are not the only American posting here.The south is still a gulag for black.

 

Mike Schuder 26.06.2013 03:56

RT, I'm with for the most part when it comes to world affairs but when it comes to internal U.S. politics, you seem to always end up on the wrong side of the issue. You got gun control wrong and you're dead wrong here. I'm not sure who you are trying to appease with this "progressive&qu ot; B.S. Reconstruction ended years ago. The South no longer needs to be the whipping boy of the nation. Frankly, I think it's time they went after affirmative action as well......

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 03:56

USA voting is just another joke lottery
They vote for millionaires who only hear the sound of money.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 03:48

Alito should be censured by the ABA for his juvenile behavior at the very least.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 03:45

48 years forward, then 148 years backward. SCOTUS Might as well have nullified 13th Amendment too.

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