Oct 07, 2015

Voting Rights Fables: Biased New Book Give Us the Ballot Fuels Minority Fears | PJ Media

This week, leading liberal election law lawyers will gather to discuss, and no doubt praise, Ari Berman’s new book on voting rights. Unfortunately, the book strays far from the truth about voting rights. It does not deserve such praise.In Give Us the Ballot, Ari Berman -- a reporter for The Nation -- purports to provide the reader with a history of the political struggles surrounding the right to...

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