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Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every...

Alabama House attempting to refine crimes that forfeit voting rights

Months after the presidential election, the debate over which Alabamians have the right to vote continues, as lawmakers in Montgomery are attempting to define what criminal...

Terri Sewell: Remembering Bloody Sunday

History is never stagnant. The saga of American democracy and the battle for the right to vote has its moments of inspiration, just as...

Possible Election Day problems worry civil rights advocates

 New ID requirements. Unfamiliar or distant polling places. Names missing from the voter rolls. Those are just some of the challenges that could disrupt voting...

Martin Dyckman: Cowards who stand aside

“Once to every man and nation “Comes the moment to decide “In the strife of truth with falsehood “For the Good or Evil side ..... “Then it is the...

Terri Sewell joins civil rights pioneer in voting rights roundtable discussion

With Election Day less than 50 days away, Alabama 7th District. U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell joined her House and Senate colleagues along with civil...

US to States: Make it easier for ex-prisoners to obtain IDs,...

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is urging the nation's governors to make it easier for convicted felons to obtain state-issued identification after they get out...

Terri Sewell to host congressional forum on current state of U.S....

In an effort to to raise awareness about the importance of protecting voting rights and to urge Congress to support legislation to restore the Voting...

Alabama seeks to avoid lawsuit over federal ‘Motor Voter Act’

The state of Alabama has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to avoid a lawsuit over noncompliance with the two-decade-old...

Despite registration push, active voters slightly down so far in 2015

Amid a voting-rights kerfuffle which has garnered national headlines, figures from the Alabama election chief's office show active registered voters slightly down as 2016 elections...
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