New Mexico

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National Guard Legislation

June 1, 2009

State legislation designed to end National Guard deployments to Iraq and/or Afghanistan and to reform state National Guard law . . .

- 2009 Session -

Note: Legislation is also pending in Alaska, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Campaigns are also underway in California, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C..

Maryland:

HB907
http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/hb0907.htm

SB501
http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/billfile/sb0501.htm

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Voting technologies require many changes before they can be reliable for voters

October 15, 2012
Ted Selker
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Originally published in October 2004

The attached PDF is an article about the complexities of voting and the potential for electronic fraud in voting technologies.

 

POLITICO: Voter ID laws may prevent millions from voting

September 23, 2012
Associated Press
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The combined effects of voter roll purges, demands for proof of citizenship and photo identification requirements in several states may hinder at least 10 million Hispanic citizens who seek to vote this fall, civil rights advocates warn in a new report.

Hispanic voters are considered pivotal to the presidential election this November, and are being heavily courted by both Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. If they turn out in large numbers, Hispanics could sway the outcome in several swing states.

NAACP: States systematically taking away voting rights for blacks and Latinos

December 5, 2011
Ed Pilkington

The largest civil rights group in America, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is petitioning the UN over what it sees as a concerted efforted to disenfranchise black and Latino voters ahead of next year's presidential election.

The organisation will this week present evidence to the UN high commissioner on human rights of what it contends is a conscious attempt to "block the vote" on the part of state legislatures across the US. Next March the NAACP will send a delegation of legal experts to Geneva to enlist the support of the UN human rights council.

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Download the complete report mentioned in the article below:

Community Action Meeting in Santa Fe, NM ~ Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap of Move To Amend to Facilitate ~ 6-8:30pm

Date: 
May 5, 2010 - 11:00pm - May 6, 2010 - 1:30am

Location

Unitarian Church
107 West Barcelona Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
THIS MEETING STARTS AT 6pm AND ENDS AT 8:30pm. APOLOGIES FOR WEBSITE PROBLEMS THAT INDICATED OTHERWISE. Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Executive Director of Democracy Unlimited - a founding coalition partner of the Campaign to Legalize Democracy/Move To Amend - will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Wednesday, May 5th for a community action meeting. The forum will focus on how residents of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico can join the national movement against Corporate Personhood.
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