State leaders to discuss Voting Rights Act


State Representative Hank Sanders sent out a news release this morning about a news conference this morning in Montgomery. {}The National Coalition of Leaders to Save Section 5 will be in the Joint Briefing Room on the 8th Floor of the Alabama State House. {}They will begin at 11:30AMThose speaking at this conference will include elected officials and other leaders. {}According to Sanders, "The group of elected officials and other leaders will be discussing future plans and events concerning Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act as well as Trayvon Martin."The group has raised concerns about Section Five ever since the Supreme Court ruled that Alabama does not need to get pre-clearance before requiring voters to show their identification.