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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Means for the Supreme Court — And the Nation

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dying wish was that her replacement not be confirmed until a new president is installed. But Trump and McConnell don't care. They plan to install a new justice before Election Day — and that could have dire consequences.

Black Women Are Still Fighting for the Vote. Don’t Let Us Fight Alone

Those who came before us believed that access to the ballot box would give us the power to validate our humanity as equal to white people’s. But we are still so, so far from equality. And we are still not being heard.

Aug. 28, 2020

Trump’s Claim: ‘Rigged’ Election. The True Crime? His Voter Intimidation.

Trump’s rhetoric could lead to real voter suppression and violence. And when Trump indicated that he’d reject the election’s results if he loses, he wasn’t just whining — he was stoking his supporters’ threats of violence, and encouraging voter intimidation and racial profiling at the polls.

Nov. 7, 2016

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It's the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and We're Still Fighting for Our Rights

The 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act reminds us that as long as people are denied access to the ballot, neither democracy nor justice can be achieved.
Aug. 5, 2016

Yes, Voter Suppression Is Actually In Full Effect

Since the gutting of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court in 2013, more and more states have enacted measures that actively suppress voter turnout, specifically in communities of color.
July 29, 2016

Win for Democracy: Supreme Court Affirms Equal Representation for All Americans

Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously concurred that every person – not just eligible voters – has the right to be represented by their state legislators.
April 5, 2016

ShowOUT to Vote: Why I’m Helping My Fellow Classmates Register to Vote

A Planned Parenthood Greater Texas volunteer and Texas State University student shares her passion for her role as a Planned Parenthood Generation organizer.
Sept. 24, 2014

The Moral March in Raleigh: Women Will Not Go Back

Tomorrow, on February 8, thousands of people upset and disappointed by the extreme right turn North Carolina has taken in the past legislative session will gather in downtown Raleigh to march for a new beginning.
Feb. 7, 2014