New Rule Prohibits Voters In Miami-Dade County From Using The Restroom, No Matter How Long The Line
I would like to see someone donate porta-potties, putting them right outside the polling places.
Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
I read this headline and my mouth dropped. What the hell is wrong with the GOP? I suppose in their mind, the current political climate makes an insane rule like this quite sane.
President Bill Clinton spoke on this very issue yesterday while touting the 50th anniversary of the voting rights act of 1964 at the LBJ Library in Austin Texas.
Clinton spent much of his speech addressing last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which was also signed into law by Johnson. The ruling allows several states with a history of discriminatory voting laws, mostly in the south, to change election laws without federal approval.
“It sent a signal throughout the country,” Clinton said…
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