The United States Is Becoming a Two-Tiered Country With Separate and Unequal Voting Laws

Source: Ari Berman, Mother Jones, January/February 2019

But the midterms showed that voting rights may finally be a political winner.

…..Voters in Georgia and other states faced onerous barriers to performing their civic duty this year. As these voters were running into obstacles, residents of other states were passing ballot measures to strike down voting restrictions and make voting easier for many more people. These parallel worlds mean voting in America today looks a lot like it did more than half a century ago. We’re becoming two Americas again: one where casting a ballot is a breeze, and another where it’s a pitched battle…..