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NC governor signs measure requiring voter ID

John147 Wrote: Aug 13, 2013 10:58 AM
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor on Monday quietly signed a measure into law that overhauls the state's election laws to require government-issued photo IDs at the polls and to shorten early voting, moves that drew stinging criticism and threats of legal action from the NAACP and other groups.

The American Civil Liberties Union joined two other groups in announcing that they were filing suit against key parts of the package. This came hours after Republican Gov. Pat McCrory said in a statement that he had signed the measure, without a ceremony and without journalists present.

Republicans lawmakers who backed the measure...