Do Not Repeal The Voting Rights Act


Resolution 13-04.32


WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of the United States is considering repealing the 1965 Civil Rights Act (the Voting Rights Act), and

WHEREAS, the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed only after massive civil rights efforts, including the famous march from Selma to Montgomery Alabama, and

WHEREAS many voter suppression efforts are being attempted in states of the old Confederacy which are covered by the Voting Rights Act

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the California Democratic State Central Committee calls upon the United States Supreme Court to not repeal the 1965 Civil Rights Act.



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Adopted by the California Democratic Party
At its April 2013 State Convention
Sacramento Convention Center
April 14, 2013








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