Voter ID Laws

On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.

A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]

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The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.

AL officials to close 31 DMV offices in what some are calling an attempt to suppress the Black vote through limiting access to state IDs.

The United States Supreme Court upheld Texas’ voter ID law. As a result of the ruling, 600,000 registered voters, mostly Black and Hispanic, may be disenfranchised…

On Wednesday the Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state’s voter ID law. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Bishop Council Nedd,…

Now in its second week, the first trial challenging the voter ID law in the state of Wisconsin highlights what appears to be a growing…

In one of the more high-profile cases of voter suppression ahead of the November presidential elections, a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judge has issued an injunction…

As the showdown between President Barack Obama and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney takes shape before the November elections, the courts of battleground state Pennsylvania are…

In key swing states, just ahead of the November showdown between President Barack Obama and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney, voter ID laws and election rules…