9/14: ACRU’s Policy Board member and senior fellow Ken Blackwell argues that all patriotic Americans should support strong voter ID laws.
8/2: Free and fair elections are vital to our republic.
5/2: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and Jason Snead report on the state's fight to keep their voter ID laws in tact.
4/10: The ACRU filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Greater Birmingham Ministries v. Merrill, arguing that the appeals court should hold that Alabama’s voter-ID law is permitted by the federal Voting Rights Act.
3/26: It’s not about being against foreigners. All nations put their people first.
1/17: A federal judge in Alabama has thrown out a lawsuit against the state’s voter ID law, finding that the law doesn’t prevent anyone from voting.
1/9: Much of the blame for the collapse of the commission appears to have originated from within the ranks of Trump’s own nominees to the blue ribbon panel.
ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 20, 2016) — Opponents of North Carolina’s voter photo ID law wrongly sought to use an illegal interpretation of the Voting Rights Act to attack North Carolina’s election integrity law, the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) argues in a brief filed on June 16 at the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Regarding North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, et al. v. Patrick L. McCrory, et al., the brief, notes that a U.S. District Court rightly rejected the plaintiffs’ claim that the law violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.In 2013, in Shelby County v. Holder, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 4, 2015) -- The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals was mistaken when it overruled a District Court's opinion upholding a law reforming North Carolina's voting process just before the 2014 election, the American Civil Rights Union argues in a brief filed Feb. 4, 2015 urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the state's appeal.Read brief. (PDF 111KB)