Rolling Stone Details Latest Fronts (& Successes) in 'The GOP War on Voting'Quicklink submitted by Joan Brunwasser Permalink
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|Ari Berman's fine new article 'The GOP War on Voting' at Rolling Stone today, it's great to have a summary of all of the latest state-based assaults on voting rights instituted to date, in the wake of last year's Republican wave election, all in one place.Berman covers all of these and more in his piece on the 'unprecedented, centrally coordinated campaign to suppress the elements of the Democratic vote that elected Barack Obama in 2008,' described by one civil rights advocate as 'the most significant setback to voting rights in this country in a century'... In a systematic campaign orchestrated by the American Legislative Exchange Council [ALEC] - and funded in part by David and Charles Koch, the billionaire brothers who bankrolled the Tea Party-38 states introduced legislation this year designed to impede voters at every step of the electoral process.|
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