Currently in House committee, the Coretta Scott King Mid-Decade Redistricting Prohibition Act would combat gerrymandering by limiting redistricting to once per Census and state legislature, except when court ordered to comply with the Voting Rights Act:

Passage of HR 44 may be complicated by recent allegations that its sponsor, Sheila Jackson Lee, retaliated against a staffer. Jackson Lee has since stepped down from two leadership roles.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

Topics for discussion include anthropology, archaeology, the arts, civics, ethnic and gender studies, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, political science, religion, and so on.

Professionals, academics, students and amateurs welcome.