Pennsylvania Supreme Court Demands Review Of Voter ID RestrictionsQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Today the Pennsylvania Supreme Court vacated a ruling upholding the state's controversial Voter ID law, ordering a lower court to ascertain whether voters actually have liberal and easy access to the required photo IDs. The law, purportedly created to combat voter fraud, has been criticized by voting rights advocates who contend that it will disenfranchise thousands of voters who will have difficulty obtaining the right kind of identification. The groups that would be most affected -- such as the poor, the elderly, the disabled, and racial minorities -- tend to reliably vote Democratic|
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