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(IPS) U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Voting Rights Act Provision

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/u-s-supreme-court-strikes-down-key-voting-rights-provision/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Jun 25 2013 (IPS) – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key provision, Section 4, of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 in a five to four ruling today, halting enforcement of Section 5 of the act.  One of the key achievements of the Civil Rights […]

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