Akina, et al. v. State of Hawaii

By |2015-11-24T13:36:05-05:00November 24th, 2015|

Hawaii’s Actions “Brazenly” Violate 15th Amendment, Brief States

ALEXANDRIA, VA (Nov. 24, 2015) — An emergency injunction is needed to stop a race-based election now underway in Hawaii and ending Nov. 30, a brief filed today at the U.S. Supreme Court by the American Civil Rights Union argues.

“The government has been operating a brazenly racially based voter registration process,” the brief states. Submitted on behalf of the ACRU by the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), the brief in Akina, et al. v. State of Hawaii notes that this is the second time that Hawaii has conducted a racially exclusionary election. The last time, appeals […]


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