Pennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states’ electorate.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.
Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.
Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
More allegations of wrongdoing have been lodged against East Haven police in a lawsuit accusing officers of violating the civil rights of a secretary to a former mayor during a 2009 arrest.
A former New Haven police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was fired because he is black.
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A group of East Haven residents have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming a widespread pattern of racial profiling and harassment by local police. The suit was filed Tuesday […]