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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    SCOTUS disagrees
    Show us. Link please.

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    The VRA applies to all 50 states
    Section 5 does not.

    For example, Rhode Island has a voter ID law, but it was blocked by the Justice Department in South Carolina. Please explain how that is an equal application of the law.

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    I see you still can't quote from VRA that says it only applies to certain specific states and areas
    The Act established extensive federal oversight of elections administration, providing that states with a history of discriminatory voting practices (so-called "covered jurisdictions") could not implement any change affecting voting without first obtaining the approval of the Department of Justice, a process known as preclearance.[5] These enforcement provisions applied to states and political subdivisions (mostly in the South) that had used a "device" to limit voting and in which less than 50 percent of the population was registered to vote in 1964.[5] The Act has been renewed and amended by Congress four times, the most recent being a 25-year extension signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2006.[6]

    Source
    Also - YOU yourself linked to the covered jurisdictions.

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Show us. Link please.
    Allen v. State Board of Election, 393 U.S. 544 (1969).
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    Justice Thomas' opinions consistently contain precise, detailed constitutional analyses.
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by ReformCollege View Post
    Section 5 does not.

    For example, Rhode Island has a voter ID law, but it was blocked by the Justice Department in South Carolina. Please explain how that is an equal application of the law.
    Simple.

    Rhode Island does not qualify as a "covered location". SC does.
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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Also - YOU yourself linked to the covered jurisdictions.
    I asked you to quote from VRA, not Wikipedia

    Again, please quote from VRA where it says that VRA only applies to certain specific states and areas
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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Allen v. State Board of Election, 393 U.S. 544 (1969).
    Didn't read that did you? The SCOTUS found that this name insertion was protected under the VRA AND the 14th. SCOTUS did not decide the VRA was constitutional in reagard s to a 14th amendment complaint. That has not been adjudicated by the SCOTUS as yet.

    No cigar.

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Simple.

    Rhode Island does not qualify as a "covered location". SC does.
    So you're now agreeing that law doesn't cover every state.

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    I asked you to quote from VRA, not Wikipedia

    Again, please quote from VRA where it says that VRA only applies to certain specific states and areas
    So you quoted from wikipedia, but are asking him to quote directly from the law?

    You should read your signature on that one.

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    Re: Civil rights leaders outraged over Scalia’s ‘racial entitlement’ argument

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Didn't read that did you? The SCOTUS found that this name insertion was protected under the VRA AND the 14th. SCOTUS did not decide the VRA was constitutional in reagard s to a 14th amendment complaint. That has not been adjudicated by the SCOTUS as yet.

    No cigar.
    So SCOTUS found that the 14th allows this but that doesn't meant that the 14th allows this
    Quote Originally Posted by matchlight View Post
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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