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WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that could have national implications for states that require voters to present government-issued forms of photo identification at the polls. The issue at hand -- Texas' contentious photo ID law -- is expected to ultimately make its way to the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
OPPONENTS OF VOTER ID KEEP LOSING IN COURT: High court denies review of North Carolina voting laws. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to review of the legality of North Carolina’s new voting laws that opponents call discriminatory. North Carolina v. League of Women Voters stems from the sweeping new voter laws North […]
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Gronke, Hicks, McKee, Stewart and Dunham have posted this draft on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The proliferation of voter identification laws in the American states has spawned a growing literature examining their effects on participation and the factors conditioning … Continue reading ?
This liberal is willing to trade free voter IDs for universal voter registration.
By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD At a time when patients, physicians, and even congress are all clamoring for the interoperability we were promised with the HITECH incentives, the principal EHR vendor organization has figured out yet another way to add to their barricades. HIMSS has just released their “Recommended Identity Assurance for Patient Portals” provide cover […]
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation making the state the nation’s first to automatically register voters who use the DMV to obtain or renew a drivers’ license or state ID. From MSNBC: The law dictates that once residents...Show More Summary
Apparently, the members of the Cult Of Climastrology are too stupid to obtain proper identification If You Care About Climate Change, You Need to Care About Voter ID Laws In
Fifty years after the passage of the Voting Rights Act, election laws are still in the news. Much of the recent attention has gone to court battles over voter ID laws. But other barriers to voting remain. Although some states allow voters to register right up to Election Day, others require registration as much as one […]
The Supreme Court refuses to hear a case challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law, striking a blow against both democracy and the environment.
"Right now there's mass confusion out there," says Karyn Rotker with the ACLU of Wisconsin. The post Wisconsin Delays ID Law As Civil Rights Groups Warn Of Confusion And Voter Suppression appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It’s a win for the state of Wisconsin and other Voter ID law states, after the U.S. Supreme Court did not take up a challenge to Wisconsin’s law.
The Supreme Court on Monday left intact a new Republican-backed law in Wisconsin that requires voters to present photo identification when they cast ballots. Republicans say voter ID laws are needed to prevent voter fraud. Wisconsin's...Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports: “The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter identification law, allowing the law to stand and handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker following a long fight by opponents who say it’s a thinly veiled attempt to make it more difficult for Democratic backers to vote.” […]
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Don’t get too excited by this NYT headline; WI is only holding off for the next election: The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to a Wisconsin law that requires prospective voters to provide photo identification before casting … Continue reading ?
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The U.S. Supreme Court today turned away a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter-ID law, in a victory for the administration of Gov. Scott Walker, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate. Opponents of the law requiring a state-issued photo...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging Wisconsin’s voter identification law Monday, making way for the state to require voters to show photo ID at the polls three years after the law was put on hold in a protracted legal battle.