Voting Rights Act decision: What it means

Published: Jun 25 2013 12:37:48 PM EDT

A divided Supreme Court ruled a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 unconstitutional on Tuesday. Find out what the decision really means.

Supreme Court justices; Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruther Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Elena Kagan
1 / 16
U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 unconstitutional on Tuesday. Find out what the decision really means, according to information from CNN and other sources.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

  • Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

    REUTERS/Larry Downing

    White House fashion faux pas

    The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

On this Day

  • Michael Jackson in Brunei

    David Loh/Reuters

    On this day: August 29

    American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.