Scalia: Voting Rights Act ‘Perpetuation Of Racial Entitlement’ (AUDIO)

Justice Antonin Scalia on Wednesday attributed the repeated renewal of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act to a “perpetuation of racial entitlement.”

“Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes,” Scalia said during oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder.

Listen to audio of Scalia’s comments at about the 1:40 mark below, courtesy of Justice Watch:

You can listen to the entire oral arguments here.

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