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Federal judges find NC legislative districts unconstitutional

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RALEIGH The map that has twice been used to elect the North Carolina General Assembly is unconstitutional because many of the districts are racially gerrymandered, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday.

Elections can proceed this year, the judges said in their order, because postponing the election would cause “undue disruption.” But the legislature must redraw the districts in the next legislative session for use in 2018.

The Court determined that districts in North Carolina were purposefully drawn to weaken black representation.

And yet another blatantly racist move against minorities in North Carolina has just been killed off.

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What's the chance that the NC legislators will eventually get the hint?
 

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Meanwhile the GOP effort to suppress minority votes continues.
The federal court in Richmond found that the primary purpose of North Carolina's wasn't to stop voter fraud, but rather to disenfranchise minority voters. The judges found that the provisions "target African Americans with almost surgical precision."

And yet it's still not acceptable for the media to openly describe the GOP as racist...
 

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The Court determined that districts in North Carolina were purposefully drawn to weaken black representation.

And yet another blatantly racist move against minorities in North Carolina has just been killed off.

Article is here
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Wow what the heck is going on in NC . . . . . SMH . . . .
 

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And yet it's still not acceptable for the media to openly describe the GOP as racist...


That would be stereotyping people, something I thought the left was against. A hand full of **** tards in one state is not the whole GOP.
 

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Wow seems like a lot in NC is unconstitutional lately. Someone remind me, what do they have a government for?
 

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Wow seems like a lot in NC is unconstitutional lately. Someone remind me, what do they have a government for?

Apparently they have a government whose purpose is to test the limits of our Constitution. And they aren't doing very well. Maybe they don't understand it.
 

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The Court determined that districts in North Carolina were purposefully drawn to weaken black representation.

And yet another blatantly racist move against minorities in North Carolina has just been killed off.

Article is here
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So the racist gerrymandering of the Dem's stands... Okay and that's better how?
 

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Apparently they have a government whose purpose is to test the limits of our Constitution. And they aren't doing very well. Maybe they don't understand it.

If i could make one change to our political system, it would be that any politician who votes for a law later ruled unconstitutional can not only be held personally liable but is automatically removed from office. That would put a stop to this nonsense immediately
 
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