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North Carolina Just Relaxed Its Voter ID Law, But Will Voters Get The Memo?

WASHINGTON -- Voting rights advocates were at least somewhat pleased when the North Carolina General Assembly unexpectedly voted in June to modify the state's strict requirement that voters present government-issued photo ID at the polls. Show More Summary

Chuck Todd Uses Charleston Murders to Press Gov. Haley on Voter ID

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd used to tragic murders in Charleston, South Carolina to question Governor Nikki Haley about her support for voter ID laws in her state.

IJReview: Voter ID laws not racist because Mandela

An argument by association isn't a valid argument. It's a dodge.

“Voting Rights Bill Would Address, Not Invalidate TX Law

Texas Tribune: A voting rights bill introduced in Congress last week would subject Texas elections to new levels of federal scrutiny, but it would not invalidate the state’s controversial 2011 voter photo ID law that helped inspire it…. Asked whether … Continue reading ?

Clinton Lawyer, George Soros Teamed Up to Fight Voter ID Laws

As the Free Beacon reported: “Hillary Clinton’s top campaign lawyer is behind a multi-state push challenging voter identification laws implemented in recent years, efforts that are expected to reach numerous other states ahead of the 2016 elections.” “Marc Elias, a top campaign lawyer for Hillary Clinton and a partner at the Washington, D.C., law firm […]

CNN's Costello Attacks GOP on Voter ID: 'To Critics, It Seems That They are Trying to Suppress the Black Vote'

On Wednesday, CNN Newsroom host Carol Costello and Democratic strategist Paul Begala attacked both the GOP and Jeb Bush for their positions on voter ID laws. Costello dismissed Republican voter ID concerns by asserting that there “are...Show More Summary

“Short Film About Victim of Texas Voter ID Law Shows Why We Need to Pass The Voting Rights Advancement Act Being Introduced Today”

Release: Today, as Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) introduce the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) on the eve of the second anniversary of Shelby County v. Holder, the Campaign Legal Center is releasing a short film … Continue reading ?

Voter ID Laws Are That Flag on Statehouse Lawns

Again, before we go all to smash, become childishly weepy-eyed over South Carolina and a flag that should have been relegated to museum-only viewing and private, family ownership 150 summers back, consider the syllogism: A South Carolina...Show More Summary

North Carolina GOPers strip $3 million from UNC law school after professor slams voter ID

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Democrats in North Carolina are accusing Republican lawmakers of punishing the University of North Carolina School of Law with a last-minute budget cut because the school employs a professor who has been critical of their policies. During a budget debate in the state Senate on Monday, Republicans...

Civitas Very Unhappy with Voter ID Changes in NC

News and Observer: Thursday’s change to the rule brought lukewarm support from opponents of voter ID laws and quick criticism from advocates. “It’s a shame to lose a court case without ever walking into court,” said Francis De Luca, president … Continue reading ?

The latest on the state’s voter ID law

The latest development on of North Caolina’s voter ID is mighty curious. With approximately zero advanced warning, the General Assembly on Thursday modified the state’s voter ID requirement, adding a provision for citizens to cast a provision ballot if they complete a “reasonable impediment declaration” explaining why they don’t have a photo ID. The provision […]

With Lawsuit Looming, North Carolina Scrambles To Loosen Voter ID Rules

The rest of the state's controversial voting law still remains, including provisions that eliminated same-day voter registration, cut a full week of early voting, barred voters from casting a ballot outside their home precinct, ended...Show More Summary

North Carolina Makes Last-Minute Change To Voter ID Law Facing Challenge In Court

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill on Thursday allowing voters who do not have government-issued photo identification to still vote in next year's elections by signing an affidavit and presenting alternate...Show More Summary

Big News: Changes Made to North Carolina Voter ID Law

Press release via email from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice: On the eve of trial in the legal challenge to North Carolina’s oppressive Voter ID law, the General Assembly has capitulated, voting overwhelmingly in both houses to allow qualified … Continue reading ?

A Judicial Election Threatened North Carolina Republicans' Agenda. So They Canceled the Election.

Until recently, North Carolina Republicans had a problem. Some of their biggest legislative achievements of the past few years, including a restrictive voter ID law and weakened environmental regulations, were heading for review before the state Supreme Court. Show More Summary

Democrats Are Losing The Voter ID Debate

Here’s a remarkable admission from left-wing commentator Juan Williams, acknowledging that even black voters who are supposedly the target of voter identification laws overwhelmingly support them. Even most black Americans — people who, overwhelmingly, don’t vote Republican — currently favor new requirements for voters to have photo identification. Show More Summary

'I wanted to vote,' says 101-year-old woman, but voter ID law stands in her way

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Mary Lou Miller is a 101-year-old woman who has been voting since 1934. But not in 2015, because she doesn't have photo identification. Miller writes in the San Antonio Express-News that she moved from one assisted living facility to...Show More Summary

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