A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling upholding North Carolina’s gut-out-the-vote law. A snipped (emphasis added):
In the opinion, the panel of judges said that the law restricted voting in ways that “disproportionately affected African Americans” and that its provisions targeted “African Americans with almost surgical precision.” It said the state’s defense of the law was “meager.”
Sometimes even a court needs to point out the obvious.
More at the link.