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Language voting rights go too far — OpEd — NYPost.com

My latest OpEd reprises my continuing concerns about the uses and abuses of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This time, I focus on the minority language rights provisions that outlaw ‘English-only’ elections and permit New Americans to vote in … Continue reading

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AG Schneiderman tells 10 NY counties to help bilingual voters – Could tip state senate

This evening, I came across this Associated Press report on Liz Benjamin’s State of Politics blog about New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sending letters to 10 upstate counties advising them to accommodate Spanish-speaking voters from Puerto Rico as required … Continue reading

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