WHYY Radio Times: Improving Pennsylvania's Ballot ElectionsIn most other nations around the world - when the GOVERNMENT proves to be so corrupt that the PEOPLE violently protest as a sign of their "Vote Of No Confidence" in the process...Show More Summary
While voter identification laws are a hot button issue in national politics, those laws aren't usually discussed in he broader context of identification requirements in various aspects of everyday life. For starters, border patrol agents dozens...Show More Summary
Precious Memories, Part IV [Final]. I never expected to miss the Southland. Going north to Harvard and then west to law school, I returned South only once to law clerk for a federal judge in Mobile, Alabama. Then, it was directly back north to Manhattan. As relayed in Part I of this series, the South has been increasingly on my mind and in my heart. Show More Summary
With the streets of Ferguson now quiet and the body of Michael Brown laid to rest, you could count on our friends at the Daily Beast to find fresh ways to exploit the tragic episode for political ends. Witness contributor Jacob Lupfer's...Show More Summary
An obvious way for everyone to help right the wrongs of Ferguson are to oppose voter ID laws, which are designed to suppress the black vote nationwide.
A Wisconsin judge has denied a request to reinstate voter ID.
Myths about voter ID are reemerging in the wake of a federal judge's ruling against the government in North Carolina, a voting rights case right-wing media characterized as a "huge loss" for the Obama Administration, despite the fact...Show More Summary
We'll start today's entry with some meme-busting: Debunking the wild claims used to justify voter ID laws via @facingsouth http://t.co/EwGbyWpNXj #ncpol #voterID — The Carolina Mercury (@NCMercury) August 11, 2014 read more
The AG and his allies have claimed that voter ID laws suppress black votes. But finally, a North Carolina judge speaks the truth.
97-year-old Beth Hiller, a nursing home resident from Topeka, Kansas, tried to vote last Tuesday, but was turned away. Upon arriving at the polling place, Ms. Hiller was told that she could not vote. Think Progress reports: Hiller was turned away because she did not have a photo ID, and Kansas has a strict voter ID [...]
And voter fraud at the polls is still only slightly more common than unicorns. The post 97 Year-Old Woman Denied The Right To Vote Because Of Voter ID appeared first on ThinkProgress.
At Netroots Nation, liberals slammed voter ID laws, labeling them something akin to “Jim Crow” laws. Yesterday, the U.S. District Court...
Too bad, so sad, Eric Holder. North Carolina’s common-sense law that voters bring valid ID to the polls has prevailed over your frivolous attempts to stop them. From the article: “It is an embarrassing defeat for the Holder Justice Department. Show More Summary
From voter ID laws to broken immigration detention centers, the U.S. is not the model democracy it fancies itself
J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Federal Court Smacks Down Eric Holder’s Attack on NC Voter ID.
Trial set for September
Not only are the courts across the country upholding the ballot integrity efforts of Voter ID laws–including the U.S. Supreme Court–but even majorities of nearly every section of the American public are polling in favor of voter ID requirements. Show More Summary
What types of election crimes do voter ID laws prevent, and what burdens and harms do they cause?
A new report has debunked the primary voter fraud argument right-wing media have used for years to promote unnecessarily strict voter identification laws, which alienate eligible voters and often have the effect of suppressing the vote...Show More Summary