A Map of Voting Rates Across the USA Destroys the “Voter ID Laws are Racist” Myth

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  1. Revmitchell

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    The Left and President Obama are losing their fight to block the widespread introduction of voter ID cards. In courts of law and the court of public opinion, the issue is gaining traction. With few exceptions, liberal pressure groups have lost lawsuits in state after state, with courts tossing out their faux claims that ID laws are discriminatory, unconstitutional or suppress minority voting.

    Polls show that a large majorities including Republicans, Democrats, whites, blacks and Hispanics support voter ID as a common-sense reform. The myth that voter ID is a new Jim Crow-type effort to reduce minority voting is widely rejected for the rubbish that it is — except by academia and the glitterati of the mainstream media. One Rasmussen poll found that 72 percent of the public believes all voters should prove their identities before being allowed to cast ballots, and also that when it comes to voter ID, “opinions have not changed much over the years.”
    Properly drafted voter ID laws, with safeguards against absentee ballot fraud and strict limits on laws that allow people to register and vote on Election Day, improve public confidence in elections. Even though in-person voter fraud isn’t rampant, it is easy for fraudsters to commit it without getting caught.

    http://www.thefederalistpapers.org/...sa-destroys-the-voter-id-laws-are-racist-myth
     
  2. InTheLight

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    The article's conclusion does not follow the premise. Poorly done.
     
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    The Left as normal just shows their own Racist ideas, when they go on about how Voter ID laws hurt minorities. The assumption that minorities can't figure out how to get the proper ID is just insulting and patronizing. Of course what do you expect for the Elites who want to tell the rest of us how to live while they themselves live in completely different ways.
     
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    Well said!
     
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    Ever notice that Democrats never work as hard at helping people get IDs as they do at fighting against voter ID laws?
     
  6. just-want-peace

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    This speaks volumes about "INTENT", does it not??:thumbsup:
     

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