The Voting Rights Act Isn’t Dead… It’s Just Temporarily Out of Service

This morning, in a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the Supreme Court struck down Section Four of the Voting Rights Act.┬áThe Court made clear that: “Our decision in no way affects the permanent, nationwide ban on racial discrimination in voting found in [Section] 2. We issue no holding on [Section] 5 itself, only […]