Here are some examples of Fox News’ coverage: • On June 30, Fox anchor Megyn Kelly appeared on to talk about the Justice Department’s dismissal of the case.
"The law says that's voter intimidation -- that if you intimidate voters from not going in the polling station or you attempt to intimidate voters.
First, some background on the controversy Maddow referenced.
A member of the New Black Panther Party who was charged with voter intimidation in the 2008 election for standing outside a Philadelphia polling site was back Tuesday morning – in an official capacity.
They protect everyone." There were also reports of New Black Panther Party members at polling sites in Cleveland, Ohio, where they have also maintained a presence at early voting sites.
Critics complain that they are an intimidating presence and could discourage white voters, who may be more likely to vote Republican, from entering polling sites.
" • On July 9, Fox covered a statement by the New Black Panther Party attacking Fox host Glenn Beck. "I wonder if anyone on any other network would talk about his hate speech or talk about his inciting violence or talk about the fact that the New Black Panther Party is a -- is a hate group." • On July 12, Fox host Bill O’Reilly aired a segment about the "mainstream media" ignoring the New Black Panther Party story.
In it, he said that Attorney General Eric Holder was "getting away with this because the liberal print press and the network news (is) pretty much ignoring the story." • On July 14, Fox covered the NAACP passage of a resolution condemning "racist elements" of the tea party.
The department asked for, and got, an injunction prohibiting Shabazz from displaying a weapon within 100 feet of a Philadelphia polling location until 2012.