Press release from Native American Rights Fund and link to PI motion here. … Continue reading ?
Early report on oral argument from AP. … Continue reading ?
File photo Dave Wallis / The Forum “Despite overblown concerns about voter identification requirements, there were very few people turned away from the polls,” the Fargo Forum editorializes today, referring to the primary election last week. Show More Summary
The numbers are now in from the first election in North Carolina in which voters had to present one of several forms of government issued photo identification cards. It turns out it wasn't much of an issue.
Making it harder for people to vote for no good reason has cost Texas some money. … Continue reading ?
Wisconsin State Journal: The Legislature’s budget committee Monday approved spending $250,000 for a public education campaign on the controversial voter ID law. The campaign, details of which must still be settled by the new Elections Commission, would inform the public … Continue reading ?
The 2016 primary has seen its share of voting day outrages, from onerous voter ID laws to questionable voter purges. In Arizona, residents waited in line all day to vote; in one county, voting locations were cut from 200 to 60 spots....Show More Summary
Larry Pratt sought to clarify his comments in an interview published by ThinkProgress Thursday, saying a surge in gun violence likely wouldn’t take place because several states have passed voter ID laws in recent years. The post Gun Rights Extremist Says Voter ID Laws Stopping Firearm Owners From Using ‘Bullet Box’ appeared first on Rewire.
Think Progress: If states do not implement voter ID laws to prevent widespread “voter fraud” at the ballot box this November, right-wing gun advocates will have to “resort to the bullet box,” according to Larry Pratt, the executive director of … Continue reading ?
Voter suppression will prevent Americans from resorting "to the bullet box." The post Gun Advocate Says Only Voter ID Can Prevent Right-Wing Armed Insurgencies appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Less than eight years ago, the U.S. was the world's largest obstacle in the fight against climate change. Today, we are the world leader. And this astonishing turn of events is in large part due to Latino voters. Both in 2008 and 2012,...Show More Summary
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The Wisconsin State Journal reports. … Continue reading ?
For decades, GOP has used the war on drugs or voter ID laws as cover for race-baiting. Trump just blew their cover. Paul Ryan is angry with Donald Trump, not so much for failing to espouse conservative values, as for exposing America’s dirty little secret—white rage: that deep-seated determination to block black progress in this country. Show More Summary
For decades, GOP has used the war on drugs or voter ID laws as cover for race-baiting. Trump just blew their cover
A restrictive and unnecessary voter ID bill is a transparent effort to limit the voice of minorities, young people
Thanks to the GOP, the term "Backlog" has never been so commonly used: Thousands of drivers in Forsyth County and across North Carolina have lost their license because the N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles didn’t update its records, Forsyth County Clerk of Court Susan Frye said. Show More Summary
Welcome to the latest edition in our war on voting series. This is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals took up the strict Texas voter ID law at a hearing Tuesday. The law in question was first put forth in 2011. Show More Summary
“When [Scott] Walker's Republican allies sat down to write this voter ID law, they knew full well it would unfairly target communities of color and prevent 300,000 mostly poor, elderly and student Wisconsinites from voting,” Clinton wrote. Show More Summary
Daily Press: The Democrats behind a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s voter ID law will appeal last week’s loss in district court to the U.S. Court of Appeals, the lead attorney said Thursday. The group filed its notice of appeal Wednesday, and … Continue reading ?