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The Fight for Voter Integrity in Florida

Sandy235 Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 4:08 PM
There is a law requiring Homeland Security to turn over their roll of non-citizens to the State. The Constitution leaves the power of voter eligibility to the individual States (hence Montana being one of the first to allow women to vote). Florida should just tell the AG to pound sand, and sue for the list. Continue to do what they are doing, and dare the AG to take action. If sued (in progress) have the court throw out the case for lack of standing.
gwharpo Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 4:13 PM
Not only is voter eligibility the States business, any lists that homeland security has belong to "THE PEOPLE".
oldnjal Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 11:04 PM
Not to detract from the value of these statements, but one fine point is that women did have the vote, in some States, at the founding of the Nation. Why it was lost is unknown to me, while I am sure it was not a right in all States.
Tired in Texas Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 5:13 PM
At the founding of the Nation, there were no States. We were colonies. There were no elections. We were subjects of the British Crown and ruled by royal / parliamentarian edict.
The eyes of the nation are watching and waiting to see how the infamous George Zimmerman—Trayvon Martin “Stand Your Ground” case will play out in the courts. But hold on, this is not the only example of where Florida is in the “stand your ground” business.

For months, Florida Governor Rick Scott and his Elections Division have been attempting to purge non-citizen voters from the rolls. They have been unsuccessful in persuading Homeland Security to turn over their database code-named SAVE (Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements). This is the most reliable list of individuals who are not entitled to...