Wednesday presented great cause to celebrate as the Supreme Court struck down DOMA and rejected California’s anti-gay marriage legislation, Proposition 8. However, just the day prior, the same Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act.
The nearly fifty-year old Act was originally passed to protect the voting rights of minorities. It took just two hours before the first state took advantage of its absence.
When the modern-day Republican Party is not denying the science of global warming, restricting women’s access to healthcare or searching the halls of government for Muslims, they are investigating the ongoing threat of voter fraud.