Articles Tagged “Voting Rights Act”

  • Court Strikes Down Texas Voter I-D Law

    Wednesday, the 5th U-S Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans struck down the Texas Voter I-D Law saying that it violates the Voting Rights Act.  The court said the I-D law violated Section 2…

  • SHSU Offers Martin Luther King Jr. Week

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt informs us that the university’s department of history will pay homage to the upcoming anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and one of the men who worked to make…

  • Texas Voter ID Law Struck Down

    Only weeks before the upcoming elections, a Corpus Christi federal judge has struck down the Texas Voter ID law requiring photo identification saying that it discriminated against minority voters. Federal District Court Judge Nelva Gonzales…

  • Senator Cornyn on Eric Holder’s Texas Voter ID Comments

    Closing arguments were set to begin in federal court in Washington this morning at a trial which will decide the legality of the Texas voter ID law. A three-judge panel will determine whether the law…