‘The priority is that the US Supreme Court docket goes to undermine the Voting Rights Act.’
American democracy is in peril.
That’s the warning from voting rights defenders ringing the alarm over measures being launched in lots of elements of the nation that, they insist, threaten probably the most basic proper of residents in america: the best to vote.
From gerrymandering to voter suppression, there was a slew of legal guidelines pushed by state legislatures and courts geared toward curbing individuals’s capability to have their voices heard in electoral politics.
Within the run-up to the November midterm elections, Marc Lamont Hill is joined by Ari Berman, writer of, Give Us the Poll: The Trendy Wrestle for Voting Rights in America; LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter; and Sarah Brannon, managing lawyer of the ACLU Voting Rights Mission for an UpFront Particular on voter suppression and its impact on democracy within the US.