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Voting rights brawl takes center stage in US Senate

The US Senate will vote on an election reform bill, which Democrats view as crucial to protecting the American political system as Republican-led states pass a wave of new voting restrictions.

By REUTERS
19/01/2022

The story of a Jew who fought for African-American rights in Mississippi

Howard Ball lived in Mississippi from 1976 to 1982, and recounts in a memoir the Jewish efforts for black voting rights in the South.

By AARON LEIBEL
02/12/2021

How much are Americans divided on voting rights? - survey

According to the Pew Research Center survey, 57% of Americans believe voting is a fundamental right for every US citizen, while 42% believe voting is a privilege that can be limited.

Can Joe Biden protect voting rights? - opinion

Biden needs to get Manchin and those like him to at least carve out a filibuster exception to get these critical House-passed bills before the Senate.

US attorney general vows to aggressively defend voting rights

Garland said the Justice Department will prosecute threats against election officials, double the number of prosecutors devoted to voting rights and closely examine how states conduct their elections

By REUTERS
11/06/2021
GOP Convention July, 2016

Virginia Republicans will accommodate voting for Shabbat observers

Without the adjustment, voting to pick a nominee would have been confined to Shabbat hours.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
27/04/2021

Democrats and Republicans drift apart about ease of voting access -survey

According the survey, the reason for this is the drifting of Republicans who believe that all eligible citizens should be automatically registered to vote.

An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020

More than 100 companies sign letter opposing US state voting restrictions

Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc , Ford Motor Co and Starbucks Corp are among the more than 100 companies that have come together to oppose US state voting curbs.

By REUTERS
14/04/2021
CODY DECKER takes a swing during a PCL baseball game

MLB moves All-Star Game, draft from Georgia following voting law outcry

"Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box."

By REUTERS
03/04/2021

US voting tech company sues Fox News for $1.6b over election-fraud claims

Dominion's lawsuit follows similar cases against Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell and the Republican former president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

By REUTERS
27/03/2021
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