A few years ago the republican majority run legislature voted to change the state map that would have inevitably reduced the minority vote in the State of Texas. The Texas U.S. District Court ruled in favor of redistricting in the State of Texas. In 2012 the U.S. Federal Court ruled the redistricting map discriminated against minority voters. Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit struck down the amended Texas Voter ID Law, another thorn in the side of those opposed to the constitutional right to vote. It seems the fight to prevent a fair election inclusive of every United States citizen to have the right to vote has prevailed on the side of the people. As the struggle continues to preserve the civil rights laws established by lawmakers five decades ago, the right to vote is a privilege that every American must exercise.
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