Monday, September 16, 2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Law, Proposition 200

          This morning, the Supreme Court struck down Proposition 200, an Arizona law that requires people to submit proof of citizenship when they register to vote. Citizenship is a requirement to vote in any federal election. When voting, people are required to state that they are American citizens with the understanding […]

Arizona Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship to Vote Struck Down

A three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals concluded Tuesday that Arizona cannot require residents to show proof of citizenship in order to vote as it violates the federal National Voter Registration Act. The law which was authored by Republican State Sen. Russell Pearce, who also wrote the controversial anti-immigrant S.B. 1070, was […]