|In Justice Roberts's opinion, the historic accomplishments of the Voting Rights Act are deemed 'undeniable', as the narrow ruling ensures that the Voting Rights Act, vital to a country still plagued by discrimination, will continue to protect the democratic rights of each and every one of us. As the Court noted much of the evidence amassed by Congress proved that there is still rampant disenfranchisement in the jurisdictions
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.