LCCR Lauds Swift Senate Vote to Reauthorize the Voting Rights Act

Media 07.20.06

“This is an historic day not just for minorities but for all Americans. We are closer to the ideals of the Founding Fathers when African American, Latino, Asian American and Native American citizens help shape our democracy with their votes.

Today, Congress should be applauded and celebrated for its role in reauthorizing the most transformative civil rights law in the nation–a transformation that is the envy of the world when it thinks about democracy.”