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Louisiana Repeals 1874 Discriminatory Voter Registration Law

Louisiana Repeals 1874 Discriminatory Voter Registration Law

The state of Louisiana just repealed a law dating back to 1874 that discriminated against naturalized citizens who attempted to register to vote. Facing a lawsuit, State officials chose to rescind the law rather than fight over it in court. Louisiana law requires everyone to swear they are citizens when they complete their voter registration […]

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