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      NAACP asks Goodlatte to Help Pass Voting Rights Amendment Act

      Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke branch of the NAACP is publicly asking Congressman Bob Goodlatte to help pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act.{} The group held a press conference Wednesday morning and talked about the need to protect Virginia voters from discrimination.The NAACP wants Goodlatte to hold a hearing the issue. This comes one year after the Supreme Court invalidated a key part of the Voting Rights Act. The high court asked Congress to revise it.