In response to:

Texas Gains National Spotlight in Voter ID Law Debate

Karolyn Wrote: Jul 27, 2012 10:35 PM
And I read an article in the Houston Chronicle by a reporter that I normally totally agree with that was talking these same points; hardship for the poor & minorities and there was very little voter fraud. And, I got on my computer and told him my thoughts which match yours but have not heard back from him; hmmm they can dish out these false article but can't admit being wrong. These same people have to find a way to do other normal daily activities and voting is a privilege and a responsibility so if they really want to vote they will take care of business. Where there's a will, there's a way.

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...