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Federal Court Rejects Voter ID Law in Texas

Jagdriver Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 5:48 PM
To get on welfare and medicaid requires 5, FIVE forms of ID. So how does requiring an ID to vote discriminate against poor people? How does it discriminate against minorities? They are not prohibited from obtaining ID's. If they are too poor to have transportation to get a FREE ID, how do they have transportation to get to the polls? None of these arguments hold any water.

On Thursday, a federal court in Washington, D.C. ruled against Texas’ voter ID law. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott was quick to issue a statement of the State’s intent to appeal the ruling. He criticized the decision as “wrong on the law,” pointing to Georgia and Indiana’s ballot integrity measures that were upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Christian Adams at PJ Media points out some of the important legal reasoning behind the decision:  

The seeds of today’s decision were planted in 2006 when Congress reauthorized the Voting Rights Act. Not only did Congress extend...