Supreme Court conservatives are making sure minorities will be further disenfranchised in America. First, Citizens United opened the floodgates for corporations to spend unchecked on elections. Now, the Court, in a horrific and unnecessary decision, has disemboweled the Voting Rights Act.
The old South may rise again. As Justice Ginsburg so eloquently stated, “The sad irony of today’s decision lies in its utter failure to grasp why the VRA has proven effective,” Ginsburg wrote. “The Court appears to believe that the VRA’s success in eliminating the specific devices extant in 1965 means that preclearance is no longer needed.”
Have a look at this Huffington post article on the SCOTUS decision.