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Four Years Later, Texas Is Still Defending Its Voter ID Law

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….

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 […]

“Texas Photo ID Law Blocks Legitimate Voters”

Jonathan Brater writes for the Brennan Center. … Continue reading ?

Voter ID Laws: A View from the Public”

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 ?

A liberal compromise on voter ID laws

This liberal is willing to trade free voter IDs for universal voter registration.

The HIMSS Version of Voter ID Laws

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 Becomes First State to Automatically Register Voters Through DMV

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

Climate Change Is Totally Linked To Voter ID Laws Or Something

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

Google searches show that millions of people wanted to vote but couldn’t

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 […]

Voter ID laws are screwing the planet, too

The Supreme Court refuses to hear a case challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law, striking a blow against both democracy and the environment.

Wisconsin Delays ID Law As Civil Rights Groups Warn Of Confusion And Voter Suppression

"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.

Supreme Court turns away Challenge to Wisconsin Voter ID Laws

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.

Supremes Allow Wisconsin Voter Identification 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

A Walker win on voter ID

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.” […]

“Wisconsin Decides Not to Enforce Voter ID Law

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 ?

Supreme Court Gives Green Light To Wisconsin Voter ID Law

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

Wisconsin's voter ID law stands; Supreme Court rejects challenge

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.

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