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ACLU of Florida blasts SCOTUS decision overturning provision of Voting Rights Act as radical conservatism listen06/25/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that had been used as recently as last year to ensure voting laws don’t discriminate. During a phone conference today, the ACLU of Florida condemned the high court’s decision as radical conservatism. Howard Simon is the group’s executive director.
Under section five of the Voting Rights Act certain states and localities, including Hills...Be the first to comment
10/26/12 Janelle Irwin
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Update: 29 October 2012 - The Supreme Court will not hear arguments in this case.
Today, the United States Supreme Court will decide whether to hear arguments in a case against five people from the Holy Land Foundation jailed for giving humanitarian aid to a group alleged to have ties to terrorism. Yesterday a small contingent of local activists waved signs on a street corner near USF Tampa to protest the conviction of the Holy Land Five.
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06/29/12 Lisa Marzilli
Last Call Friday Listen to this entire show:
On today's Last Call we opened up the phones to get your take on the highly anticipated Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.
In a 5 to 4 ruling on Thursday, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court upheld the constitutionality of the "individual mandate" that will require most Americans to purchase private health insurance by 2014.Be the first to comment