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Texas Gains National Spotlight in Voter ID Law Debate

Joseph64 Wrote: Jul 18, 2012 7:39 PM
Anyone who makes the argument that it's too far to travel to get ID forgets that nearly every town in the country has at least one post office and you can get passports there that will suffice as a valid form of photo ID for voting. You just have to make sure you allow enough time for processing and mailing, so NO EXCUSES for not having ID.

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...