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

wtmoore1 Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 3:55 PM
How am I posting "drivel"? I just happen to disagree with you that a photo ID addresses a nonexistent problem and only acts to pose another barrier to poor people who are trying to vote (who already have to overcome transportation, child care, and wage/hr employment difficulties). I made a cogent argument detailing why I, like many, think photo ID requirements only serve to suppress voting, particularly in minority communities. Tell me why you disagree, don't just call my post "drivel."

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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