Supreme Court Arguments Underway On Trump Census Citizenship Question

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Published on April 23, 2019 - Duration: 00:47s

Supreme Court Arguments Underway On Trump Census Citizenship Question

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic toward a bid by President Donald Trump’s administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Opponents have called it a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part in the population count.

During an extended, 80-minute argument session, the court’s liberal justices voiced skepticism over the need for the question to enforce a federal voting rights law - the administration’s stated justification.


Supreme Court Arguments Underway On Trump Census Citizenship Question

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