SCSJ to Battle Voter Suppression in Monday Hearing

On Monday, July 7, Southern Coalition for Social Justice’s Allison Riggs will partner with the American Civil Liberties Union to present arguments in federal court asking that North Carolina’s voter suppression law be placed on hold for the 2014 midterm elections. Riggs is the lead attorney in this case, League of Women Voters of North Carolina, et al. v. North Carolina. Plaintiffs are challenging House Bill 589, also known as the “monster voting bill” by voting rights activates because it’s been understood to be one of the most restrictive election laws in the country. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas D. Schroeder will preside over the hearing, which is estimated to last 3-5 days. …

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