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Opinion: The dishonesty of voter ID laws

(Source: New York Times editorial, September 30, 2013)

NEW YORK ó The Justice Department on Monday sued North Carolina over the stateís restrictive new voting law, which requires photo identification for in-person voting and cuts back on early voting and same-day registration ó all of which will disproportionately affect black voters. The suit, which follows similar litigation against Texas, is the latest effort by the department to go after voting discrimination in the wake of the Supreme Courtís ruling in June striking down part of the Voting Rights Act.

Full story: New York Times

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

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