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Law Day 2014 spotlights voting rights

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Law Day 2014 spotlights voting rights

By John Glynn

With this year’s May 1 observance falling on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, the American Bar Association is focusing on the importance of a citizen’s right to vote and the work that remains to protect that right for every American. 

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In this radio news release, ABA President James R. Silkenat urges Congress to pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 — strengthening one of the most effective civil rights laws ever enacted.   

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