Supreme Court Decisions: Voting Rights Act Reaction
The NewsHour will live stream responses outside of the Supreme Court Tuesday June 25.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Section 4 of the landmark Voting Rights Act was unconstitutional. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in his opinion, "Our decision in no way affects the permanent, nationwide ban on racial discrimination in voting found in [Section] 2. We issue no holding on [Section] 5 itself, only on the coverage formula. Congress may draft another formula based on current conditions."
Follow along, above and below, for live reaction and analysis of the Supreme Court ruling on Shelby County v. Holder.