In this commentary, Rick Valelly of Swarthmore College says the history of voting rights reminds us that democracy is a work in progress that requires hard thinking and effort from all of us.
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In this commentary, Nathaniel Persily of Stanford Law School explains how the struggle over voting rights has changed since the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965.
In this commentary, Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center argues that the Voting Rights Act’s multiple congressional reauthorizations are evidence of its power and importance.
In this commentary, J. Christian Adams of the Public Interest Legal Foundation says the Voting Rights Act must be enforced without regard to party or race.
In this commentary, Kermit Roosevelt from the University of Pennsylvania Law School says our country’s legacy of slavery and racism remains with us today.