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ACLU launches 'Let People Vote' campaign

Between the fraudulent national voter suppression commission run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and a plethora of state-level voter suppression laws, many U.S. citizens are encountering roadblocks on their way to the voting booth. 782 more words

Unpopular Opinion #5: Voter ID isn't racist.

Yes, people without valid identification should be turned away from the polls. Yes, election fraud is a thing. No, voter ID laws won’t eliminate voter fraud in & of themselves, but they will prevent some voters from stuffing the ballot box, which renders the poll inaccurate & unrepresentative of the voting population’s true preferences. 140 more words


Voter Fraud Is Incredibly Rare, But Voter Suppression Isn't

After it was declared that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote of the 2016 election by more than two million votes, Donald Trump boldly (or stupidly) stated that this was, in fact, false, because millions of people (especially undocumented immigrants) had voted… 751 more words


Federal Judge Throws Out Controversial Texas Voter ID Law

US. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued a permanent injunction against Texas’ voter ID requirements on Wednesday. After rejecting a weakened version of the law signed by Republican Gov. 242 more words


A Small Victory for Minorities in Texas? Amazing

Several red states have attempted to discourage or prevent minorities from exercising their right to vote. They passed a ‘voter ID law’ which was obviously intended to reduce the number of voters who traditionally support Democrats. 345 more words

New Hampshire AG Clarifies Voter ID Laws Ahead Of Special Election

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire attorney general’s office is clarifying voter identification laws in the state in advance of a Tuesday special election. 128 more words


Trump Administration Backs Texas Voter ID Law In Court

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration says Texas has scrubbed its voter ID law of any potential discrimination and wants a judge who once compared the measure to a “poll tax” on minorities and the poor to resist further action. 383 more words