Southern Christian Leadership Conference Alabama rally http://apr.org en Activists Planning Rally at US Supreme Court http://apr.org/post/activists-planning-rally-us-supreme-court <p>Civil rights advocates plan to rally in Washington, D.C. while the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on whether to uphold Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.</p><p>Southern Christian Leadership Conference CEO Charles Steele says the group of about 150 will leave Washington D.C. Feb. 27 after a rally and press conference outside the U.S. Supreme Court. Section 5 of the act bars states from altering voting qualifications and procedures without federal approval.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:39:01 +0000 The Associated Press 25441 at http://apr.org Activists Planning Rally at US Supreme Court