Federal Court Calls Texas Voting Maps...

Federal Court Calls Texas Voting Maps Discriminatory

There are 7 comments on the www.nytimes.com story from Aug 28, 2012, titled Federal Court Calls Texas Voting Maps Discriminatory. In it, www.nytimes.com reports that:

A federal court in Washington ruled on Tuesday that political maps drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature in Texas discriminated against minority voters, a decision that black and Hispanic groups claimed as a victory and the state attorney general vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court.

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Nu Words

Carol Stream, IL

#1 Aug 28, 2012
Nude York time not Tampax, time forum show;-0000
Nu Words

Carol Stream, IL

#2 Aug 28, 2012
Dr. Bill_mr! the RNC stil abutt2over...enjoy it"s!!! DNC is coming soonn;-00000
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#3 Aug 28, 2012
Here we go again with that durn pesky ol' Constitution just gettin' in the way of wingnuts' agendas.
robert

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#4 Aug 29, 2012
the district i live in has all kinds of twists and turns to make it go all over the place in order to get a specific number of blacks in it. How is that not discriminatory.
robert

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#5 Aug 29, 2012
a map specifically distorted to include blacks is no different than a map specifically distorted to exclude them.
Les Claypool

United States

#6 Aug 29, 2012
The working/voting Hispanics and blacks are upset because they live near illegals and gang bangers who don't vote. Time to move?

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#7 Aug 29, 2012
Lance Winslow wrote:
Here we go again with that durn pesky ol' Constitution just gettin' in the way of wingnuts' agendas.
maybe they should do what obama does...ignore it.

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