May 20, 2014 -
The same day weekly mass protests began again at the North Carolina legislature, civil rights groups filed a legal motion to block a restrictive new voting law from being enforced for this year's election.
March 28, 2014 -
Civil rights groups suing North Carolina over its voter suppression law scored a victory in federal court this week with a ruling that state lawmakers must release some e-mails and other documents related to the bill's passage.
August 20, 2013 -
North Carolina Sen. Ellie Kinnaird, a progressive Democrat from Orange County, is giving up her seat in the legislature to work with a grassroots effort to ensure voters have the type of identification required by the state's restrictive new voting law.
August 15, 2013 -
Three lawsuits have been filed alleging that North Carolina's new voting law is discriminatory and unconstitutional. We look at some of the numbers behind those claims.
August 8, 2013 -
The broad election changes bill passed by the North Carolina legislature and awaiting the governor's signature has a number of provisions worrying to voting rights advocates. But among the most troubling are those that expand the powers of poll observers and election challengers, whose efforts take place in the context of the state's struggles with racism.
July 26, 2013 -
The Republican-controlled N.C. legislature has passed the nation's most restrictive voting bill, but voters are fighting back -- and may get help from the U.S. Justice Department.