What Does The Constitution Actually Say About Voting Rights? Or, How The Shelby Ruling Is Like Starving A Dog To Death

Professor Garrett Epps examines the text of the Constitution:

“The right to vote of citizens of the United States remains a kind of stepchild in the family of American rights, perhaps because it is not listed in the Bill of Rights, and perhaps because Americans still retain the Framers’ ambivalence about democracy.”

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