ACLU of Georgia

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Press Release: ACLU of Georgia Asks Federal Court to Immediately Block New Redistricting Maps From Going Into Effect Because They Violate the Voting Rights Act

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Georgia, and WilmerHale filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Sixth District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and an individual Georgia voter challenging newly drawn district lines for the General Assembly on the grounds that they violate Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The lawsuit also asks the Court to block this law immediately to prevent it from going into effect.

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Press Release: ACLU of Georgia Files Lawsuit Challenging Georgia’s New District Maps for Violating the Voting Rights Act

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Georgia, and WilmerHale filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Sixth District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and an individual Georgia voter challenging newly drawn district lines for the General Assembly on the grounds that they violate Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The lawsuit also asks the Court to block this law immediately to prevent it from going into effect.

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