Garet Garrett: qorkfiend: Garet Garrett: "Gutted"? It surgically removed one piece of the VRA, the piece that mandated preclearance of any change to voting laws in specific jurisdictions based upon 40-year-old data.No, this is not correct. Being added or removed from the preclearance list was based on contemporary data.Examples, please.
sprgrss: You mean the Congress is doing what the Congress was supposed to do rather than use 50 year old data? Amazing.
qorkfiend: sprgrss: You mean the Congress is doing what the Congress was supposed to do rather than use 50 year old data? Amazing.Is this the part of the thread where we pretend that the VRA didn't have provisions to take new data into consideration?
somedude210: about freaking time. Does it actually fix what was scrapped?
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