"A goal of our Truthful Tuesday protests was to get people talking, change the dialogue, and reduce the tea party influence on Republicans. That is happening," said Brett Bursey, director of the S. C. Progressive Network.
"Voter suppression is an attempt to deny people's influence, and it is sinful. I appeal to all those legislators who have a conscience to immediately repeal these acts."
Today in black history: Civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson dies, becomes catalyst for Selma march
Twenty-six year old civil rights protester Jimmie Lee Jackson died this day, Feb. 26, 1965, from gunshot wounds inflicted by Alabama State Trooper after marching in a peaceful protest.
Voters in the Show Me State may have a special reason to get out the vote this fall, as a coalition is busily collecting signatures to qualify an early voting initiative to be placed on the November ballot.
Texas' voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature and widely condemned as discriminatory and unconstitutional, now has a day in court.
By signing the new law, the Republican governor replaced one of the best voting laws in the country with one that is arguably now the worst.
"Where do these Latinos stand on immigration reform? How do they feel on the debate over it so far? We decided to explore their views."
Nearly 5,000 protesters at a "Moral Monday" rally roared disapproval of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to terminate federal jobless benefits.
The Supreme Court today gutted the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 by a 5-to-4 decision. Before the ink even dried on today's landmark ruling its implications quickly became stunningly clear.
Orlando residents rallied March 5 --the first day of the 2013 Florida legislative session - to demand "true election reform" that would make voting "free, fair and accessible to all."