Voting Rights Act

Jewish Groups Pan Voting Rights Ruling

06/25/2013
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Several Jewish organizations this week condemned a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that in effect strikes down a provision in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that has served as protection for otherwise disenfranchised voters for nearly a half-century.

Alabama Jews Denounce Farrakhan Appearance At Voting Rights Rally

06/13/2013
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An appearance Friday by Louis Farrakhan at a rally against changes in the Voting Rights Act mobilized the Birmingham Jewish Federation to educate the public about the Nation of Islam leader’s record of anti-Semitism.

Louis Farrakhan will be among speakers calling for continued protections of Voting Rights Act. Getty Images
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