The San Francisco Chronicle featured an op-ed by Saint Mary's School of Liberal Arts Dean Steve Woolpert. A politics professor whose research focuses on the political impact of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, Woolpert's op-ed looks at how the Voting Rights Act (VRA) ironically contributed to the rise of super-convervative Tea Party Republicans. Read the op-ed "How the Voting Rights Act empowered the Tea Party."
Date of Mention:
Monday, July 1, 2013