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Voter ID laws, Texas

Strict Voter ID Laws Are The New Jim Crow Laws

Just as Jim Crow laws denied the right to vote through literacy tests, poll taxes, the grandfather clause and violence, strict voter ID laws unfairly target minorities, especially Latinos and African-Americans.

November 5, 2016

Clinton: GOP Disenfranchising Voters Jim Crow Style

Former President Bill Clinton lambasted Republican efforts to restrict voting rights in battleground states across the country at a meeting of progressive college students in the capital on Wednesday, comparing them, as Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz did recently, to Jim Crow laws that prevented blacks from voting until 1965. “There has never […]

July 7, 2011

Rough Start for New Dem Party Chief

When Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was selected by President Obama to run the Democratic National Committee earlier this year, it was obvious that she’d be different than her predecessor, former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine. Whereas Kaine is known for being quiet and calm, Wasserman Schultz is best known for her energetic partisanship. Which means […]

June 10, 2011