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Last year, the  US Supreme Court ruled  that key parts of the Voting Rights Act, signed by Lyndon Johnson in 1965, had outlived their usefulness.

Will Voters Be Kept from the Polls…Again?

Last year, the US Supreme Court ruled that key parts of the Voting Rights Act, signed by Lyndon Johnson in 1965, had outlived their usefulness.

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The idea of the patent is to protect inventors from copycats who steal their ideas. Patents are crucial to US dominance of the world economy.

Will Patent Reform Invigorate Innovation?

The idea of the patent is to protect inventors from copycats who steal their ideas. Patents are crucial to US dominance of the world economy.

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