Poll: Americans don’t like decision on Voting Rights Act
The majority of Americans say they disapprove of the Supreme Court's decision to effectively halt the Voting Rights Act, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.
From ABC News:
Americans across racial groups are critical of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Voting Rights Act, with disapproval of the decision exceeding approval by 15 percentage points among whites as well as by a vast 45-point margin among African-Americans.
Overall, just 33 percent of Americans approve of the ruling dismantling a key element of the voting law, while 51 percent disapprove (leaving 15 percent unsure). Among blacks, disapproval of the ruling soars to 71 percent in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll.