discrimination http://apr.org en High Court To Take New Look At Voting Rights Law http://apr.org/post/high-court-take-new-look-voting-rights-law <P>The Supreme Court says it will consider eliminating the government's chief weapon against racial discrimination at polling places since the 1960s.</P> <P>Acting three days after the election, the justices are agreeing Friday to hear a constitutional challenge to the part of the landmark Voting Rights Act that requires all or parts of 16 states with a history of discrimination in voting to get federal approval before making any changes in the way they hold elections.</P> <P>The appeal from Shelby County, Ala., says state and local governments covered by the law have made significant prog Fri, 09 Nov 2012 23:08:56 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 20525 at http://apr.org High Court To Take New Look At Voting Rights Law