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Conceptually, everybody is in favor of the right to vote. You will not hear anybody defend the notion that the law can discriminate against persons because of their color, or their faith, or their ethnicity, when it comes to going to cast a ballot. That's huge progress, a normative shift in how we think about our democracy. Everybody in theory is supposed to be included.

广东快乐十分But part of the reason we're here today, part of the reason it's so important for us to focus attention on this right is because in practice, we've still got problems.

On the ground, there are still too many ways in which people are discouraged from voting. Some of the protections that had been enshrined in the Voting Rights Act itself have been weakened as a consequence of court decisions and interpretations of the law. State legislatures have instituted procedures and practices that, although on the surface may appear neutral, have the effect of discouraging people from voting, may have a disproportional effect on certain kinds of folks voting.

And if, in fact, those practices, those trends, those tendencies are allowed to continue unanswered, then over time the hard-won battles of 50 years ago erode, and our democracy erodes. And that means that the decisions that are made in the corridors of power all across this country begin to reflect the interests of the few, instead of the interests of the many.

So we've got serious business to attend to here. One order of business is for our Congress to pass an updated version of the Voting Rights Act that would correct some of the problems that have arisen.

The main idea of the first paragraph is that at present, in the United States, _________________

A.more people vote in elections than ever before.
B.people of all backgrounds have an equal opportunity to cast their votes.
C.a consensus has been reached concerning people's legal voting rights.
D.the government is considering extending the right to vote to additional groups of people.

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voting ['vəutiŋ]

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n。 投票 动词vote的现在分词形式

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defend [di'fend]

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v。 防护,辩护,防守

 
discriminate [di'skrimineit]

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vt. 区分,区别对待
vi. 辨别,差别对待

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opportunity [.ɔpə'tju:niti]

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n。 机会,时机

 
additional [ə'diʃənl]

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广东快乐十分adj。 附加的,另外的

 
democracy [di'mɔkrəsi]

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n. 民主,民主制,民主国家

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consequence ['kɔnsikwəns]

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n. 结果,后果

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consensus [kən'sensəs]

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n. 共识,一致,合意
n. [生理]交感

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shift [ʃift]

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n. 交换,变化,移动,接班者
v. 更替,移

 
legal ['li:gəl]

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adj. 法律的,合法的,法定的

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