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NAACP Requires Photo I.D. to See Holder Speak in State Being Sued Over Voter ID

SandMan16 Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 6:16 AM
If it is discriminatory to require a photo ID before someone can vote, then why are airlines, hospitals, banks, educational institutions, car rental companies, etc. not all being sued by DOJ for denying citiizens without photo ID equal access to these services and institutions? If this really were a "civil rights" issue, wouldn't the demand for photo ID be the same as posting a "No Coloreds Served" sign in the window of your business?

Earlier today, Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the NAACP Nation Convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. What did media need in order to attend? That's right, government issued photo identification (and a second form of identification too!), something both Holder and the NAACP stand firmly against when it comes to voting. Holder's DOJ is currently suing Texas for "discriminatory" voter ID laws. From the press release:

All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Members of the media must RSVP to receive press...

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