Conservatives on the Supreme Court Are Trying to Quietly Toss Aside Federalism

Four Justices have made plain their intent to void efforts to facilitate voting rights

Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

The GOP’s self-perpetuating control of the majority of state legislatures has long been key to implementing the party’s strategy of undermining democracy.

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David Lurie is a lawyer who practices in New York City. He has also written for Slate and The Daily Beast. You can follow him on Twitter here: @davidrlurie

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