Supreme Court Re-Examines 1965 Voting Rights Act
Air Date: 04/29/2009
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The Supreme Court has taken up a challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act passed by President Lyndon Johnson. The landmark law tore down barriers to minority voting, but challengers say the law is too intrusive and no longer necessary today.
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