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The Supreme Court will not consider reinstating the North Carolina voting law that discriminates against African Americans

The Supreme Court of the U.S. will not review the decision that found that the 2013 North Carolina voting law discriminated against African American voters. In 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that the law, introduced by the Republican-led legislature, was intended to blunt the influence of African American voters.

Read more here and in our report Access to Electoral Rights: United States.

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