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Obama slams Supreme Court voting decision

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US President Barack Obama said Tuesday he was "deeply disappointed" by a Supreme Court decision to strike down a key section of the Voting Rights Act which guards against racial discrimination.

"Today's decision ... upsets decades of well-established practices that help make sure voting is fair, especially in places where voting discrimination has been historically prevalent," Obama said in a statement.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130625/obama-slams-supreme-court-voting-decision