The bipartisan bill would go a long way towards fixing the damage caused by the Roberts Court last June, and its amendments to one part of the Voting Rights Act would actually make American voting rights law more robust in some ways than it was before Chief Justice Roberts got his hands on it.
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Texas' voter ID law, a common voter suppression law that disproportionately targets students, low-income voters and people of color, will take effect Monday after a court battle that was ultimately resolved by the five Republican members of the Supreme Court.
After the U.S. Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act decision killed a legal challenge to Florida's voter purge, Gov. Rick Scott announced he would resume the effort. But one GOP county elections supervisor is warning it's still deeply unreliable.