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Federal Court Rejects Voter ID Law in Texas

TrueAmerican2 Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 5:36 PM
What is the question, that all poor people and minorities are on welfare? Fact is there is no voter fraud to speak of, in an 8 year study by the Bush administration on the subject, there were only 86 cases in the entire US. Why the need for this law immediately in Republican controlled states? There are many LEGAL citizen Americans who simply don't have photo ID's, why is varied, but they exist, but by the Constitution, even they have the right to vote, with or without photo ID. If this was a real problem, it would be something that we should fix by a consensus of honorable people coming up with a solution nationally, but it is not a problem. If you want to fix voting, you would make electronic voting accountable by a printed ballot.

On Thursday, a federal court in Washington, D.C. ruled against Texas’ voter ID law. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott was quick to issue a statement of the State’s intent to appeal the ruling. He criticized the decision as “wrong on the law,” pointing to Georgia and Indiana’s ballot integrity measures that were upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Christian Adams at PJ Media points out some of the important legal reasoning behind the decision:  

The seeds of today’s decision were planted in 2006 when Congress reauthorized the Voting Rights Act. Not only did Congress extend...