Time to Change the Voting Rights Act?

There are some who believe that a central provision of the Voting Rights Act is living on borrowed time. Section 5 of the law says that certain states with a history of voter discrimination must clear any change to their election laws with federal officials in Washington. But several of those states argue that Congress was wrong in 2006 to extend Section 5 for another 25 years, and they are asking the Supreme Court to take up the issue. "Section 5 is under challenge like never before," says...Full Story
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