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Kosovo’s Assembly passed a resolution on Saturday banning the nation’s Serbian minority from voting in Serbia’s upcoming constitutional referendum. The election is a move by Serbia to establish a more independent judiciary, which is a requirement for membership in the EU. Passed by a unanimous vote among the 76 lawmakers present at the extraordinary session, [...]

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The North Carolina Superior Court of Wake County Tuesday rejected claims by voting rights advocates that the 2021 redistricting maps passed by the North Carolina General Assembly were unconstitutional under the North Carolina Constitution. The case was a consolidation of multiple cases where plaintiffs collectively alleged that the 2021 districting plans for Congress, the North [...]

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The French Parliament on Thursday approved President Emmanuel Macron’s vaccine pass bill, which requires people over 16 years of age to be fully vaccinated to access public venues including restaurants, cinemas, and transportation. Prior to this vaccine pass bill, France had been using the ‘passe sanitaire’ (health pass), which required vaccination, recovery from COVID-19, or [...]

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday filed a lawsuit in Georgia, claiming that the state’s newly-drawn state House and Senate districts disadvantage Black voters. The complaint notes that Georgia is one of the fastest growing states in the nation, with much of that growth driven by an increase in the Black population which [...]

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The Supreme Court will overturn the law recognizing a woman’s fundamental right to choose an abortion. The only question is whether it will go even further and jeopardize women’s equality, reproductive rights, and family privacy rights for all.  Pending in the Court is Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the question of the constitutionality [...]

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