With Trump and Senate Republicans planning to push through a successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it’s an open question if American democracy can survive.
Electors thought they could vote their consciences in 2016. The Supreme Court just said “no.”
Black Americans braved police violence at Selma and galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. Fifty years later, the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision ushered in a new era of racially targeted voter suppression.