Local responses to Voting Rights changes
It has been a busy week for the Supreme Court.
They declared a key part of the Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced on Tuesday.
In a five-to-four vote, the Justices ruled the act cannot be enforced uncless Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states require federal monitoring over elections.
The High Court decided the law Congress renewed in 2006 relies on 40 year old information and does't reflect racial progress or societal changes.