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Texas’ SB 1 Discriminates Against Voters of Color

Texas’ SB 1 Discriminates Against Voters of Color

(Austin, Texas) — The Texas State Legislature’s SB 1 legislation violates provisions of the Texas Constitution that protect the right to vote, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to due process, and the right to equal protection under law,...

Supreme Court Ends Pandemic Eviction Moratorium

Supreme Court Ends Pandemic Eviction Moratorium

(Washington, D.C.) —The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court decision halting a pandemic-related federal eviction moratorium implemented and enforced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Upward of 1.2 million households are expected to...