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26 - Civil Rights groups grew from just dealing with...

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Civil Rights groups grew from just dealing with African Americans, to women, age, disability, - Buses of people from elderly homes show up at polls and realize that they have to go up 8 flights of stairs with no elevator - Polling place in a gated community, no one can get in - Man in a wheel chair cannot get over a ditch due to a construction site and thus cannot get inside – no one able to help carry the person over this - Kathy Harris – Secretary of State in Florida – responsible for rules and regulations in electioneering – but working on Bush’s campaign Violating voting rights act – Bush already present by the time the hearings begin - Florida started passing laws to make change – embarrassing people is an effective means for change Focused on the recount instead of the equal standards 649 – “The question before the Court is not…” - State Court has ordered statewide recount with minimal procedural safeguards -
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