VICE News: Changing Teams


“We used to have team members on this case in the Department of Justice so to get a brief from the same Department of Justice — basically as an opposition brief — is discouraging,” said Danielle Lang, who works on voting rights and redistricting efforts for the Campaign Legal Center, which is representing some of the plaintiffs in the case. “The message of the Department of Justice’s actions in Texas are a loud and clear message to minority voters, and American voters generally, that the Department of Justice isn’t interested in protecting them any more.”

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