National Voting Rights Day http://apr.org en Groups Highlight Voting Rights Law in Alabama http://apr.org/post/groups-highlight-voting-rights-law-alabama <p>Supporters of the federal Voting Rights Act are planning a series of events across Alabama to highlight the importance of the law.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Activities are being held in Selma, Huntsville, Montgomery, Birmingham and other cities on Tuesday in conjunction with what organizers are calling "National Voting Rights Day."<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Supreme Court recently overturned a key section of the law, and activists are trying to draw attention to their claims that the act is still needed.<br> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:23:33 +0000 The Associated Press 35489 at http://apr.org Groups Highlight Voting Rights Law in Alabama