Richmonders rally in D.C. for support of Voting Rights Act

Feb 28, 2013 Full story: WTVR Richmond

Section 5 is the requirment that says some states - including Virginia - need to have any new election or voting law approved by the Federal Justice Department.

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Since: Feb 10

Midlothian, VA

#1 Feb 28, 2013
"“We have minority participation at record levels, we have minority candidates elected by 90 percent white populations,” Frank Ellis, an attorney representing Shelby County, said."

"But many activists in the NAACP in Richmond believe Section 5 is still needed."

It seems many activists are mentally deficient. This law is needed today about as much as buggy whips.
new hammer time

Richmond, VA

#2 Feb 28, 2013
va_tazdad wrote:
"“We have minority participation at record levels, we have minority candidates elected by 90 percent white populations,” Frank Ellis, an attorney representing Shelby County, said."
"But many activists in the NAACP in Richmond believe Section 5 is still needed."
It seems many activists are mentally deficient. This law is needed today about as much as buggy whips.
you're white and never had your right to vote challenged. you crazy "jim crow" loons want to turn back the clock. well buster brown, we ain't having that shyt anymore. we'll kick some political azz if need be. just b/c the SCOTUS might end the voting rights act doesn't mean we will sit idly by an let it happen. keep throwing those civil war salvos....just might start something.
Boodreau

Waynesboro, VA

#3 Feb 28, 2013
new hammer time wrote:
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you're white and never had your right to vote challenged. you crazy "jim crow" loons want to turn back the clock. well buster brown, we ain't having that shyt anymore. we'll kick some political azz if need be. just b/c the SCOTUS might end the voting rights act doesn't mean we will sit idly by an let it happen. keep throwing those civil war salvos....just might start something.
Why does a lion lick its azz? To get the taste of coon out of its mouth

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