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Texas Gains National Spotlight in Voter ID Law Debate

Larry1764 Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 3:29 PM
I say, ignore all the protesters and pass the National Photo I.D. law, and we'll find out just how quickly all those who couldn't get one will get one. They're like the whining children who won't take no for an answer from their parents - once they know that "no means no" and they won't get away with it, they conform. Too many of us in the national family are putting up with the whiners rather than put our foot down.

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...