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Texas Gains National Spotlight in Voter ID Law Debate

freynolds Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 12:40 PM
Thank you AFVet for the voice of reason! Just because our state is large and West TX is more rural than the heavily populated areas, people actually are "buying into" this stupid reasoning! EVERY county within TX has a DPS station and, as you said, for the more rural areas, they come to the town instead of the townspeople having to go to them! There is only one group of people that this will prevent from voting....the over 1 million illegals, in our state!

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...