“North Carolina On Cusp Of Passing Worst Voter Suppression Bill In The Nation”

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By Scott Keyes

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Voting in North Carolina may soon change, much in the same way a wrecking ball changes a building.

The highly-conservative North Carolina legislature just released a new voter suppression bill that would enact not just voter ID, but a host of other new initiatives designed to make it more difficult to vote. A significant roadblock to the legislation was removed last month when the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, making it easier for states with a history of racial discrimination like North Carolina to enact new voter suppression laws.

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The North Carolina state seal.
The North Carolina state seal. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)