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Taniel
SOCTUS mainly upholds Texas's gerrymander, which a lower court had found to be racially discriminatory. A 5-4 decision, with Gorsuch in the majority and authored by Alito.
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Taniel 25 Jun 18
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Sotomayor dissents: "Minority voters must return to the polls with knowledge that their ability to exercise meaningfully their right to vote has been burdened by the manipulation of district lines specifically designed to target their communities & minimize their political will."
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Taniel 25 Jun 18
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Thomas & Gorsuch file a brief 2-person concurrence, where they say that Section 2 of the VRA (which effectively prohibits racially discriminatory voting practices) doesn't apply to redistricting & so can never be used to strike down a gerrymander:
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อย่าเรียกลุงเก่ง…เรียกพี่เก่ง 25 Jun 18
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Clarence Thomas: A fine example of those who made it in their life and now pulled the ladder to racial equality up behind them. Disgrace.
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Eileen Dwyer 25 Jun 18
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What does "mainly upholds" mean?
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Taniel 25 Jun 18
Replying to @EileenDwyer6
that they did find one legislative district unlawful, which is a far narrower finding than what plaintiffs were asking
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Eileen Dwyer 25 Jun 18
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Thank you!
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H.P. 25 Jun 18
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Al Stewart 25 Jun 18
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any tweet with in it, I automatically like and retweet
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Sara Dillon 25 Jun 18
Replying to @Taniel
A Supreme Court majority hostile to democracy, if democracy means that their preferred party cannot maintain an artificial majority. Another death knell for democratic values in America.
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Mike 25 Jun 18
this is what you will be remembered for
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Wake Up! It's 1984. 25 Jun 18
Thanks !
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marea rosa 25 Jun 18
Replying to @AOTPRadio @Taniel and 2 others
Wow i didn't know she was on the supreme court
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Laura Phillips 25 Jun 18
was decidedly NOT helpful.
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Charlsa Bentley 25 Jun 18
must be celebrating one of his finest accomplishments--stealing a SC seat. No words can describe the continuing devastating ramifications to our state of this despicable act. And yet we and .
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MelbaToasted 🇺🇸🇺🇸 25 Jun 18
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Real headline: McConnell Wins!
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Bob 25 Jun 18
Replying to @Taniel @SenMajLdr
Another decision stolen by to advance his party over democracy.
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baffled 25 Jun 18
Replying to @Taniel @chrislhayes
Elections have consequences on future elections ! The Gorsuch appointment, like "citizens united", will haunt this society for decades !!!
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