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  •  In the Hypothetical Case Where Congress Might Be (1+ / 0-)
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    able to act at all, would it be permissible under this decision for it to require preclearance in all states?

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 11:34:12 AM PDT

    •  I don't really know. (0+ / 0-)

      Good question.  That would seem pretty draconian, however realistic.  Expand to Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, for starters....

      This is us governing. Live so that 100 years from now, someone may be proud of us.

      by marthature on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 11:38:48 AM PDT

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