Thursday, June 22, 2006

GOP Delays Vote On Voting Rights Act, Renewal Of 1965 Measure Postponed Under Pressure From Southern States - CBS News

GOP Delays Vote On Voting Rights Act, Renewal Of 1965 Measure Postponed Under Pressure From Southern States - CBS News:
"(AP) House Republican leaders on Wednesday postponed the renewal of the 1965 Voting Rights Act under objections from Southern Republicans who complained during a private meeting that the legislation unfairly singles out their states for government, a leadership aide said."

...and we had enough trouble keeping the people of color from voting effectively in 2004! No need to be opening this can of worms anytime soon.
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