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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Controversial Voter ID Law

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. Revmitchell

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    MILWAUKEE, July 31 (Reuters) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a state law requiring voters to have photo identification to cast a ballot, although the law remains blocked by an earlier ruling by a federal judge that it is unconstitutional.

    The court wrote in its decision that providing a photo identification at the ballot box does not create a substantial burden to the voter, as claimed by the plaintiffs in the case.

    "Photo identification is a condition of our times where more and more personal interactions are being modernized to require proof of identity," the court wrote.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/31/wisconsin-supreme-court-voter-id-law_n_5637395.html
     
  2. General Mung Beans

    General Mung Beans New Member

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    Having a national ID card would solve these problems quite neatly.
     
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    Just using the current state id's will work just fine.
     
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    Means nothing until it is sorted out in the Federal courts.

    Most residents, excepting those who are from the People's Republic of Madison and those who live in the Milwaukee area, want this.
     
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