Video Clip: Todd Rokitas' Testimony on the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

Description

Todd Rokita, Indiana's Attorney General, testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021. The legislation seeks to reinstate the full protections of the original Voting Rights Act of 1965. In 2013, the Supreme Court in its Shelby County v. Holder ruling removed certain elements of the original bill.

3 minutes

Keywords

  • Bureaucrat
  • Circumvent
  • Congress
  • Constitution
  • Czar
  • Department Of Justice
  • House Of Representatives
  • Jurisdiction
  • Partisan
  • Pre-clearance
  • Senate
  • Voting Rights Act Of 1965