January 10, 2019

Circuit court okays intimidation of minority voters

Slate - In a short unpublished opinion so far garnering only slight media attention, the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit decided  what may be one of the most consequential cases poised to affect the 2020 elections. The circuit upheld a district court decision ending a court order in effect since 1982 barring the Republican National Committee from engaging in “ballot security” measures designed to intimidate minority voters from voting at the polls. With Trump having taken over the RNC for the 2020 elections and with this consent decree no longer standing in his way, we should be concerned about a new wave of voter suppression coming from the Republican Party during the upcoming election.

1 comment:

greg gerritt said...

Sounds like the judges are criminals