For Republicans determined to snuff out voting rights in the courts, Brasher is an ace in the hole. His record is clear: As Deputy Alabama Solicitor General, Brasher filed an amicus brief in the Shelby County case in favor of gutting the VRA. As reported by the Alliance for Justice, “Brasher also defended the state’s felon anti-voter law that, according to one study, disenfranchised over 286,000 Alabamians, more than half of whom were black. He supported an Arizona law, rejected by the Supreme Court, that would have required voters to show proof of citizenship before voting.
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We can’t afford a voting rights foe on the 11th circuit
February 7, 2020