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NAACP: No foreseeable point in future when Voting Rights Act should be altered

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears a challenge to section five of the Voting Rights Act, which requires certain regions – mainly in the south – to get permission from the Justice Department before making any change to their electoral map. The law’s requirement is meant to address the region’s history of discrimination. The plaintiff in the case, Shelby County, Alabama, is arguing that the...

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