Voting Right's Act http://wesa.fm en Impact of the Supreme Court Voting Right's Act Decision http://wesa.fm/post/impact-supreme-court-voting-rights-act-decision <p>Last week's 5-4 Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act struck down a key aspect that has been used to promote and protect the political power of minority voters. This has not gone over well with many activists and civic organizations.&nbsp;</p><p>Among the concerned groups is Pittsburgh's <a href="http://www.b-pep.net/">Black Political Empowerment Project </a>(B-PEP), who held a press conference yesterday to voice their disappointment with the court's decision.</p><p>Today, B-PEP Chairman <strong>Tim Stevens</strong> discussed the far reaching implications for voting rights. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:14:50 +0000 John Lavanga 12456 at http://wesa.fm Impact of the Supreme Court Voting Right's Act Decision