“Purging people from the rolls is an injustice for working people and people of color,” says Andre Washington, president of the Ohio chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, the plaintiff in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, which was heard yesterday at the U.S. Supreme Court. APRI challenged a "use it or lose it" procedure the state of Ohio uses to remove voters from the registration rolls based on their failure to vote. Union workers and community members gathered in front of the Supreme Court yesterday during oral arguments in the case, which could undermine voting rights for millions. Read more here.
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