Tag: Voting Rights Act

Texas Voter ID Law Blocked

A federal judge blocked a controversial Texas voter ID law holding it violated the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitutional because it knowingly imposed disproportionate burdens on black voters and was “enacted with discriminatory intent.” U.S. District Judge Nelva…

Virginia Voter ID Law Upheld

A federal appeals court today upheld a Virginia law requiring voters to show photo identity cards at the polls, despite objections from minorities, young voters and Democrats. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a trial judge’s decision that…