BET Wire: Landmark Voting Rights Act Takes a Big Hit

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Southern states blocked by the Voting Rights Act from implementing tougher new voting rules are already taking advantage of the Supreme Court's ruling freeing them from seeking permission to change voting procedures. Texas and Mississippi plan to immediately implement voter ID laws, and North Carolina is hoping to follow suit, the Associated Press reports.

(Photo: AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

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