Voting Rights - News

Upon the introduction today of the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) in both the House and the Senate, Bend the Arc wrote members of Congress in support of this crucial legislation.

Today, Bend the Arc CEO Stosh Cotler submitted testimony to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights, for the record of a hearing on...

More than 1,100 faith leaders serving more than two dozen religious denominations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia signed Bend the Arc’s letter to Congress calling for immediate...

Today, Bend the Arc submitted a letter for the record of a Senate hearing on the New Columbia Admission Act of 2013 (S. 132), which would afford the more than 600,000 residents of the District of...

 

50 years ago today, over a thousand young people volunteering to register African-Americans to vote in Mississippi found out that the bodies of their missing colleagues had...

On June 24, Bend the Arc organized a nationwide day of action to commemorate the murders of Goodman, Chaney, and Schwerner and to increase pressure on congress to restore voting rights for all...

NPR covered Bend the Arc's press conference at the U.S. Capitol during our Voting Rights Day of Action.

Bend the Arc is calling out Utah Congressman Rob Bishop for what it calls his hypocritical actions regarding the Voting Rights Act. “I would like to ask Rep....

Today, organizations who collectively represent millions of Americans of diverse faith traditions wrote to Congress urging the swift passage of the Voting Rights Amendment Act. Bend the Arc...

Advocates are championing the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014, which has faced GOP resistance. Editorial writer Darryl E. Owens discusses the cause in an email interview with Stosh Cotler...

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