DOJ sues Texas over restrictive voting law

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced Thursday it has sued the State of Texas over its restrictive voting law that went into effect in September. The complaint argues SB1 violates Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act "by improperly restricting what assistance in the polling... Read More.

Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has filed suit against the state of Texas to block its restrictive law against abortions, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday, setting up a high-stakes legal battle after the Supreme Court allowed the law to go into effect... Read More.

Restrictive Texas voting bill advances to floor vote

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- After weeks of debate and political maneuvering, the nation's next showdown over state voting rights lands in Texas on Thursday, when the Republican-backed House Bill 6 -- which seeks to revise the state's election laws -- heads to a floor vote. As... Read More.

Pressure builds over restrictive voting bills in Texas

(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the fallout over Georgia's new sweeping elections law, Texas Democrats and voting rights activists are strategizing how to get some of the state's biggest employers to apply political pressure on lawmakers weighing restrictive voting bills in the Lone Star State. Over the... Read More.