Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in two long-anticipated cases – Gill v. Whitford, dealing with a Republican gerrymander in Wisconsin, and Benisek v. Lamone, dealing with a Democratic gerrymander in Maryland.
Countering Violent Extremism programs, already controversial in the Obama era for their reliance on debunked methodology and targeting of Muslim communities, have had their worst qualities supercharged by the Trump administration.
Supreme Court rules that a Minnesota law that bans all “political” apparel at the polls is unconstitutionally vague and overbroad, but also reaffirms that states “may prohibit messages intended to mislead voters about voting requirements and procedures.”
In the face of outdated federal policy, this bill defends the ability and responsibility of states to create and test the best marijuana policies for the American people, and will decrease the number of people who are unnecessarily incarcerated.
The Brennan Center, sponsored by Sen. Klobuchar’s office, will hold a congressional briefing on Tuesday, May 29 to address the loopholes that allowed Russia to skirt the laws that have protected our elections for decades.