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Texas voter ID law struck down
Posted By Rob Schofield On August 30, 2012 @ 2:02 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
A unanimous three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals — including a George W. Bush appointee — struck down Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law today. You can read the opinion by clicking here .
According to Reuters , the judges said that
“the evidence showed the law’s impact would ‘fall most heavily on the poor and that a disproportionately high percentage of African-Americans and Hispanics in Texas live in poverty.’”
Are you paying attention Thom Tillis ?
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URLs in this post:
 by clicking here: http://electionlawblog.org/wp-content/uploads/texas-voter-id.pdf
 Reuters: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48844767?__utma=5875948.439461815.1343414743.1346070277.1346349215.11&__utmb=5875918.104.22.1686349215&__utmc=5875948&__utmx=-&__utmz=5875948.1345466675.7.2.utmcsr=t.co|utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=referral|utmcct=/lC1XH3qK&__utmv=5875948.|8=Earned%20By=cable%7Cmsnbc%20tv%7Crachel%20maddow%20show%7Crachel%20maddow%20show=1^12=Landing%20Content=Original=1^13=Landing%20Hostname=maddowblog.msnbc.com=1^30=Visit%20Type%20to%20Content=Earned%20to%20Original=1&__utmk=78387728#.UD-YlpZT_3A
 Thom Tillis: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/08/28/2298696/tillis-promises-nc-delegates-voter.html?tab=gallery&gallery=/2012/08/28/2298443/convention-style-082812.html&gid_index=2
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