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In Michigan Voters Will Get to Decide on Gerrymandering, That’s a Good Model for Other States Too

5yrs ago from Washington Examiner
Earlier this year two gerrymandering cases came before the U.S. Supreme Court, but the court bypassed the opportunity to rule on the partisan practice. In Maryland, Republican voters were the losers and in Wisconsin Democratic voters lost. In both instances, the court declined to make a decision on…
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Obama Emerges, Jumps into Campaign

5yrs ago from WND
(DAILY CALLER) — Former President Barack Obama is diving into politics once again by appearing in a video warning against the supposed damaging effects of partisan gerrymandering and calling on voters to politicians who support his idea of “fair” districting maps. The video, released Wednesday by the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, blames Republicans for creating […]
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Supreme Court Polarization Is Not Inevitable — Just Look at Europe

5yrs ago from Raw Story
United States President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. His choice solidifies a conservative majority on the nation’s nine-member highest court. Trump’s conservative bench could overrule Roe v. Wade, eliminating women’s constitutional right to abortion. It also could condone political gerrymandering and put LGBTQ people at further risk for discrimination by employers, landlords and business owners. A politically polarizing court is not inevitable. In some European countries, …
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