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Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 states

CHICAGO (AP) — Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights — blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas. 594 more words

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No ID Required

But seriously…

 

How is it possible to be old enough to vote and be a citizen with the right to vote and not have any type of government ID? 128 more words

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Preserve

I have long loved summer, it’s long long days, the clear blue skies, vacations, and mountain views.  2012 was the summer of surgeries, I had three of them, each spaced two weeks apart. 451 more words

Breast Cancer

Sedgwick County election official to deal with judge's voting decision

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Kansas judge ruled Friday afternoon more than 17,000 voters in the state will have their votes counted for state, local and federal elections. 319 more words

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Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin election laws

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge threw out multiple aspects of Wisconsin’s voter ID law on Friday, leaving the law itself intact but ruling unconstitutional many restrictions on voting passed by the GOP-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. 411 more words

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Jim Crow makes a last stand in the Old Dominion

“Don’t boo. Vote.” – President Obama at the Democratic Convention

The struggle to do just that goes on, as illustrated by three recent court decisions. 1,066 more words

NC & TX Election Laws Struck Down

Over the course of two weeks, two separate federal appeals courts struck down laws in two different states — North Carolina and Texas — that mandated photo identification at the voting booths. 860 more words

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