Posted by on July 22, 2023 12:39 pm
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“Alabama Does What Alabama Does” Black Lawmakers Decry SCOTUS Forced Redistricting Maps Passed by GOP

Lawmakers in Alabama argued over new maps as required to be redrawn by Friday to follow guidelines set forth in a Supreme Court ruling which upheld the same ruling by a federal district court’s three-judge panel in June.
The legislature was required to redraw districts to conform to Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), which prohibits discrimination in voting based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
The SCOTUS ruled 5-4 in favor of the lower court’s ruling that said the map that was enacted after the 2020 U.S. Census violated that section of the VRA by “diluting the strength of Black voters in the state.”…

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