Voting Rights and Democracy

CAC’s Wydra Discusses Voting Rights at SCOTUS

On Sunday, June 20, 2021, Constitutional Accountability Center President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on Fox News Channel to discuss cases still awaiting decision at the Supreme Court, including the voting rights case Bnovich v. DNC.

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