Since the change was implemented by election officials in July, almost all voting rights restorations in the state have been halted.

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Getting eligibility information is the first step.

Dismissing the charges is only one step toward justice for Moses. Her voting rights still need restoration.

The majority opinion found the law violated the equal protection clause of the North Carolina constitution. The opinion also found that Republican lawmakers could not prove that the law would not have been enacted but for the discriminatory factor. Other findings include the measures taken were not sufficiently tailored to address virtually non-existent voter fraud.

The decision ends a racist practice that dates back to the end of the Civil War.