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Texas Gains National Spotlight in Voter ID Law Debate

Allan41 Wrote: Jul 18, 2012 8:10 AM
Do you realize how silly you sound here ? You have to show an ID at the bank. You have to show one to buy alcohol. You have to sow one to check out library books. Yet you DON'T want to show one to vote ? Are you serious ?
freynolds Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 12:42 PM
Allan41...the fact that he was stupid enough to make the comment says he doesn't realize how silly he sounds. Oh well....
freynolds Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 12:42 PM
Allan41...the fact that he was stupid enough to make the comment says he doesn't realize how silly he sounds. Oh well....

The debate over laws requiring a photo ID to vote has been contentious lately, to say the least. Texas recently became the next state to be thrust into the conversation. Representative Trey Martinez Fischer, who currently serves as the Chairman of the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus within the Texas House of Representatives, traveled to the nation’s Capitol recently to argue against voter ID laws.

His reasoning was based on an absurd observation, claiming that the lack of transportation posed a serious problem for many individuals. “In West Texas, some people would have a 200-mile round-trip drive to the nearest state office to...