The Brennan Center released a new report this week entitled Purges: A Growing Threat to the Right to Vote [PDF]. The detailed report shows excessive voter purging in all 50 states. A
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Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito Want Tyrannical IRS Police Powers
Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito are the most “conservative” members of the Supreme Court (notwithstanding the new member, Neil Gorsuch who is hard to fully explain this early in his tenure). You
Justice Samuel Alito Almost Blows Ohio Voter Purge Case For Republicans, But Nobody Notices
Voter purging rules are currently awaiting a decision by the Supreme Court which just heard oral arguments in an Ohio case. The Court looked at many words and issues regarding vote purging.
Neil Gorsuch Confirmed, ‘Gift to the Billionaires and Corporate Interests’
A day after it triggered the so-called “nuclear option,” the U.S. Senate on Friday voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch
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Smoking Guns: SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch Not Only Wants But Expects Corporate Theocracy
Neil Gorsuch would use the Supreme Court to automatically place corporations above the law any time that the owners of corporations might consider compliance with the law “sinful.” Sincerity of beliefs would
SCOTUS Justice Samuel Alito Implies that Complying with the VRA Violates the VRA
Two cases involving House of Representatives election redistricting under the Voting Rights Acts (VRA) are pending at the Supreme Court. Both were argued the same day. George W. Bush appointee Samuel Alito
Last Minute Supreme Court Order Restricts Ballot Delivery in Arizona
In a last minute emergency Order, the Supreme Court again changed the election rules in Arizona, giving the state authority to enforce a new law making it a crime for a person
LA Times Struggles for Reasons to Oppose Citizens United Ballot Proposition
An initiative is on the general election ballot for November 8 to permit the people of the State of California to officially declare support for a Constitutional amendment to overturn the 2010
Federal Courts: First Amendment Free Speech Protects Ballot Selfies, Updated
In the 19th century, the State of Michigan passed a law making it a crime to expose a marked ballot. A violator would face a 90 day jail sentence and the ballot
The Right to Abortion May Well Be Decided by the 2016 Presidential Election
The Supreme Court finally received some coverage in the third presidential debate. With the Supreme Court split in a 4-4 partisan configuration, many important issues will be determined by the 2016 election.