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The FCC’s final vote is intended to address the estimated nearly 100 million Americans who still do not have broadband Internet services at home.

Image for NAACP Statement on Supreme Court Ruling to  Uphold “One Person, One Vote”

If voting is a civic sacrament, then the principle of “one person, one vote” is a civic commandment enshrined in our Constitution. Today, the Court unanimously affirmed that principle.

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 Judge Merrick Garland
 To Fill The Vacancy On The Supreme Court

Sadly, there are those who are advocating that President Obama should not nominate, or the US Senate should refuse to even consider, a replacement on the Court for the seat vacated by the late-Justice Scalia.

Image for NAACP Statement on the Nomination of Chief Judge Garland to the US Supreme Court

We urge members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to put aside partisanship and obstructionism and fulfill their Constitutional duty.

In anticipation of President Barack Obama’s announcement of his nominee to the Supreme Court, the NAACP’s Youth and College Division sent a letter to U.S. Senate leadership.