GOP voter ID law gets crushed: Why Judge Richard Posner’s new opinion is so amazing

For some of us these are indeed the best of times and the worst of times… Salon Conservative icon/federal judge changes mind on photo ID laws, issues blistering dissent against them. Read it here… This post originally appeared on The BRAD BLOG. If you read just one top-to-bottom dismantling of every supposed premise in support… More GOP voter ID law gets crushed: Why Judge Richard Posner’s new opinion is so amazing

Voter ID Law Struck Down in TX, WI

The Daily Beast Sorry Rick… The Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin from implementing its new voter-ID law on Thursday, the same night that a federal judge in Texas struck down that state’s law requiring voters to produce government-issued identification before voting. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos, an Obama appointee, ruled that Texas’s law amounted to… More Voter ID Law Struck Down in TX, WI

Voter ID laws just decided an election in Mississippi

  America Blog In a special election runoff last Tuesday, Glenn Bolin and Stephanie Bounds both received exactly 177 votes to become the next alderman for Poplarville, Mississippi. However, while 354 ballots were cast, 355 people showed up to vote. One person showed up without a valid photo ID and was forced to vote by affidavit. They didn’t return… More Voter ID laws just decided an election in Mississippi

IT BEGINS: SUPREMES SAVE TX VOTER ID

I’m a bit late reporting this… The Huffington Post The Supreme Court has thrown out lower court rulings that blocked a Texas voter identification law and the state’s political redistricting plans as discriminatory. The court’s action Thursday was a predictable result of its major ruling two days earlier that effectively ended the federal government’s strict… More IT BEGINS: SUPREMES SAVE TX VOTER ID

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Ruling: Judge Halts Enforcement Of Law For Election

It appears that Judge Robert Simpson’s ruling might just be a band-aid for the law’s many problems.  Apparently voters don’t have to show ID but the poll worker can still ask for it! Sounds like a quick-fix that may be filled with confusion and dismay on election day. The Huffington Post A Pennsylvania judge on… More Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Ruling: Judge Halts Enforcement Of Law For Election

Tea Party Threatens Revenge Against Pennsylvania Justices For Not Upholding Voter ID Law

  Someone please explain this to me:  How in the hell did the Tea Party turn into an intimidation , extortion and revenge organization? They’re talking about “exacting revenge” on a group of State Supreme Court Justices who didn’t think that voter intimidation was just and decided to send the case back to the lower… More Tea Party Threatens Revenge Against Pennsylvania Justices For Not Upholding Voter ID Law

Eric Holder: Voter ID Laws Are ‘Poll Taxes’

Was there ever any doubt? The Huffington Post Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he opposes a new photo ID requirement in Texas elections because it would be harmful to minority voters. In remarks to the NAACP in Houston, the attorney general said the Justice Department “will not allow political pretexts to disenfranchise American citizens… More Eric Holder: Voter ID Laws Are ‘Poll Taxes’