Justiceline: July 25, 2012

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  • The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing yesterday on Citizens United where Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) pushed for a constitutional amendment to reverse the decision.
  • Sen. Baucus is not alone; yesterday activists delivered 1.9 million signatures supporting an amendment overturning Citizens United.
  • The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has scheduled a hearing for Aug. 17 on Alabama’s anti-immigration law that will include legislators, law enforcement officers, immigration defense groups, and the originator of the law.
  • D.C. added over 2,000 voters to the rolls in June, about two-thirds of whom registered as Democrats.
  • In an attempt to save the Indian tiger, India’s Supreme Court has banned tourism in tiger parks.

Alex Brown

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