The Voting Rights Act’s work isn’t finished

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date February 26, 2013
Quotes-start.png The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund argues that voting dilution — for example, when officials slice and dice minority populations into myriad districts to limit their electoral influence — is “an old poison in new bottles.” Even if the Justice Department is objecting less, protecting the right to vote is of such importance that Congress should have the authority to use strong measures to protect it. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Supreme Court should strike down section 5 of the Voting Rights Act on the topic Shelby County v. Holder.