Monday’s must-read just posted at the NY Times: As the general election nears — in which new or strengthened voter ID laws will be in place in Texas and 14 other states for the first time in a presidential election … Continue readin...
Adam Liptak reports for the NYT. … Continue reading ?
Steve Benen: But DeMint then turned to voter-ID laws. “[I]t’s something we’re working on all over the country because in the states where they do have voter ID laws you’ve seen, actually, elections begin to change towards more conservative candidates,” … Continue reading ?
Texas' new voter ID law is here to stay, at least for now. The Supreme Court on Friday issued an order stating that they would not consider the...
SCOTUS letting Texas's voter ID law stand for now is a good reminder that for all the bad things happening electorally for the GOP right now, they've got solid voter suppression laws in place in a lot of states.
The Supreme Court said it might intercede if a federal appeals court in New Orleans did not act promptly on a challenge to the law.
Yes! The Supreme Court gave Texas a victory today as they threw out a case challenging the voter ID law. Liberals argued it is racist to ask people for identification
More than 18 months after it was kept alive by an appeals court's stay, Texas' controversial voter ID law remains in place.
The Supreme Court has just issued this order: The application to vacate the stay entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on October 14, 2014, presented to Justice Thomas and by him referred to the … Continue reading ?
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a bid to block a controversial Texas law that requires voters to show identification before voting, meaning it is likely to be in effect during this year’s elections. The court denied a request filed by opponents of the law, including individual Texas...
The Supreme Court has refused for now to block a strict voter identification law in Texas that critics say will make it harder for as many as 600,000 registered voters who lack driver's licenses to cast a ballot this year. The justices turned down an appeal from civil rights lawyers who said the...
Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint admitted that the reason for Voter ID is simple: To elect more Republicans and suppress Democrats' votes. Right Wing Watch: “Well, it’s awfully suspicious coming into a big election in a state where it’s actually pretty close,” he said. Show More Summary
Wisconsin Public Radio: “The fact is, the state had to spend a whole lot of time and money defending the (voter ID) law, and we continue to do so today,” Walker said. “If people were really serious about that, they … Continue readin...
“This bill is only about one thing and that’s one thing only...suppressing the votes, disenfranchising groups of individuals that tends to vote for Democrats.” The post Missouri Lawmakers Stay Up All Night To Filibuster Voter ID Bill That Could Impact 220,000 People appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A former Republican senator turned conservative activist admits voter identification laws are intended to benefit GOP candidates. Jim DeMint, the former Tea Party senator from South Carolina and current president of the Heritage Foundation, is the latest conservative to admit those restrictive...
Despite the endless protests, in the form of so-called “Moral Monday,” and an incessant amount of whining from the left, Voter ID is now the law of the land in North Carolina. The NAACP, led by the rotund “Reverend” William Barber II,...Show More Summary
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Similar to the saying about the only certain things are death and taxes, one certainty when covering the liberal media is that MSNBC will complain about voter ID laws and little to no early voting being voter suppression efforts and Tuesday night was no different with the culprits being Rachel Maddow and disgraced former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams.
Gary Robertson reports for AP. … Continue reading ?
Alan Blinder for the NYT: The protracted battle over North Carolina’s voting rules moved to a federal appeals court on Tuesday, one day after a judge upheld the Republican-backed overhaul and increased the likelihood that the changes would be in … Continue reading ?