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Biden’s Choice for Civil Rights Post Has Worked to Defend Voting Rights

Biden’s Choice for Civil Rights Post Has Worked to Defend Voting Rights

WASHINGTON — When Alabama’s Shelby County sued nearly a decade ago to strike down key pieces of the Voting Rights Act, a civil rights lawyer named [...]
Queen Letizia stuns in bold red suit to pay tribute to Spanish women's rights activist

Queen Letizia stuns in bold red suit to pay tribute to Spanish women's rights activist

Interestingly, when Letizia debuted the suit, she matched it with the same clutch bag and shoes she wore this week.Since the first time in March 20 [...]
How a Very Weird Quirk Might Let Michigan Republicans Limit Voting Rights

How a Very Weird Quirk Might Let Michigan Republicans Limit Voting Rights

At first glance, the partisan battle over voting rights in Michigan appears similar to that of many other states: The Republican-led Legislature, s [...]
In loss for Maryland cops, state lawmakers repeal police Bill of Rights

In loss for Maryland cops, state lawmakers repeal police Bill of Rights

Maryland became the first state in the nation to repeal its law enforcement Bill of Rights on Saturday, as lawmakers passed sweepi [...]
Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

A civil rights group is suing Facebook and its executives, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made “false and deceptive” statements to Con [...]
Kentucky becomes the only red state to expand voting rights this year, as others enact restrictions.

Kentucky becomes the only red state to expand voting rights this year, as others enact restrictions.

Kentucky on Wednesday became the only state in the country with a Republican-controlled legislature to expand voting rights this year, as Gov. Andy [...]
Why Kentucky Just Became the Only Red State to Expand Voting Rights

Why Kentucky Just Became the Only Red State to Expand Voting Rights

Jennifer Decker has solid conservative credentials. A first-term Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who used to work for Senator Rand Paul, she [...]
Biden Repeals Trump's Sanctions on Human Rights Prosecutors

Biden Repeals Trump's Sanctions on Human Rights Prosecutors

In June, Mr. Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on any personnel at the International Criminal Court who were investigating “all [...]
Women’s rights groups back transgender athletes competing in female sporting events

Women’s rights groups back transgender athletes competing in female sporting events

On the first day of his administration, President Biden issued an executive order saying student-athletes should compete under the se [...]
Virginia, the Old Confederacy’s Heart, Becomes a Voting Rights Bastion

Virginia, the Old Confederacy’s Heart, Becomes a Voting Rights Bastion

The state’s voting rights act is being signed into law by a governor whose career was nearly derailed by a blackface scandal in 2019. Since then, M [...]
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