Voting rights are vulnerable in the United States

University of Manitoba Voters Suppression Essay

University of Manitoba

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Voting rights are vulnerable in the United States. Since the decision in Shelby County v. Holder voter suppression has spread to states across the midwest and the South and has already had a profound effect on voter access. For this discussion, watch the movie Rigged (Links to an external site.). When you are finished please write a 500-word reflection discussing the courts’ role in voter suppression. Did the courts “create” the opportunity for voter suppression? If so, how? Should the courts fix the problem of voter suppression? If so, how? If not, what strategies can/should be employed to fix the problem?