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Schedler says the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. “We’re encouraging people to go exercise their right to vote . If you have any questions about voter precincts you can always go to the Geaux Vote app on your phone, just put your name
Tommy talks to Norris Henderson, Founder and Executive Director of Voice of the Ex Offender, about some ex-felons trying to get the right to vote back.
private prisons, signaling he sees them as necessary for the future. The department also changed its position in a critical voting rights case in Texas, abandoning its yearslong opposition to a critical aspect of the state's voter ID law. Sessions has hinted
An attorney for a voting rights group says President Donald Trump's administration has told her that the federal government no longer plans to challenge Texas
Sessions, casting him as too cozy with Trump and too harsh on immigrants. They asserted he wouldn't do enough to protect voting rights of minorities, protections for gays and the legal right of women to obtain an abortion. They fear immigrants in the country
chill the free exercise of the vote by black citizens." Democrats are portraying Sessions as a threat to civil rights, voting rights and immigration; Republicans have defended Trump's choice to be the top law enforcement officer as a man of integrity
Sessions. But Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, says Sessions’ is someone who has opposed updating the Voting Rights Act and rejected bipartisan criminal justice reform efforts. "He has no track record of fighting for justice for minorities