Reactions to SCOTUS Voting Rights Act Decision
They cling bitterly to racial politics even though the decision was based on the Constitution and the change in society since 1965.
They certainly don’t understand the decision itself, and that discrimination as to voting rights still is illegal. All the decision did was do away with a remedial anachronism based on outdated facts as to the South.
Here’s a key portion of the decision:
Our decision in no way affects the permanent, nationwide ban on racial discrimination in voting found in §2.
Here’s the ignorant and confused reaction:
Damn, that citizenship thing was so great for awhile.
— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) June 25, 2013
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