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VOTING RIGHTS ACT THROUGH THE YEARS

LWVF MEMBERSHIP MEETING
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015
Civil Defense Room, Town Hall at 7:30 P.M.

WHERE WERE YOU 50 YEARS AGO WHEN THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT WAS SIGNED INTO EXISTENCE BY LYNDON B. JOHNSON?

We will take a look at:

  • History of the Voting Rights Act
  • Setbacks, Challenges and Milestones of the past 50 years
  • 2013 Supreme Court decision limiting scope of the VRA
  • What is happening now
  • Voting Rights Changes across the country and especially in MA