#BlogAction 2014: #inequality. Suppressing the vote? UnAmerican.

“It does seem a bit ridiculous, doesn’t it that we still have to fight against laws that seek to suppress the vote, laws that will have a disproportionate impact on those Americans who—had they been of voting age before 1965—would likely have been barred because of their race?”

blogaction14 When 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard A. Posner speaks, for better or for worse, lawyers, Judges, and Supreme Court Justices listen. “Posner authored the Opinion in the the decision of Crawford v Marion County, the 7th Circuit decision in 2008 that upheld Indiana’s “Voter ID” law.”

So it is significant that he now wants to revisit the issue: Continue reading “#BlogAction 2014: #inequality. Suppressing the vote? UnAmerican.”