Friday, July 07, 2006

Save The Voting Rights Act!

Don't Dismantle the Voting Rights Act - New York Times:
"No one disputes that our nation has come a long way since the Voting Rights Act was first signed into law. But while it would be nice to think we don't need this legislation anymore, we do. We still struggle with the legacy of institutionalized racism. If either of the act's two sections under attack is weakened or allowed to expire, the door will be opened to a new round of discriminatory practices."

1 comment:

AALDEF said...

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), just released
a report on the critical and continuing need for voter language assistance
under the Voting Rights Act. It's online at:
http://www.aaldef.org/docs/AALDEF-VRAReauthorization-2006.pdf.

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