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Thursday, October 12th, 2017 @ 9:03AM

Democracy Hangs in the Balance as Supreme Court Deliberates

In what may be its biggest decision since Bush v Gore, for all intents and purposes, handed the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush, the United States Supreme Court is deliberating Gill v. Whitford, deciding the constitutionality of Wisconsin legislative district lines drawn by the Republican majority in 2010…

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Thursday, December 10th, 2015 @ 9:56AM

One Person, One Vote Will Be Defined By Supreme Court

When you think about it, the concept of “one person, one vote” is relatively new to the American experience.  It was not until 1920 that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified giving women in the United States the right to vote.  African Americans did not receive full suffrage…

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