The landmark case had an immediate impact for voters across the country as new voting restrictions became a reality. We look at how the national voting rights landscape has evolved since, and detail fights ahead in protecting the vote for all Americans.
The Supreme Court decided that historical location information from your cell phone is private and that if the government wants to see where you and your cell phone have been, then they need a warrant. It’s a big win for privacy advocates and will likely have important consequences for cases across the country.
The Federal Election Commission ruled last month that candidates for federal office can spend campaign funds on childcare. In a male-dominated, aging Congress, the ruling could carve out some space for more representative newcomers.
In just a few years, voting districts will be redrawn across the country. Advocacy and grassroots groups in a number of states are busy drafting ballot proposals and launching campaigns that support legislation aimed at curbing gerrymandering.