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Even more voter suppression bills introduced – UPDATED
Posted By Rob Schofield On April 3, 2013 @ 10:21 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
Senate bill introduction deadlines are conspiring to generate a flood of new proposals in the North Carolina Senate  this week. Impending House deadlines will produce a similar affect on the other side of the Legislative Building in the coming days.
Advocates and observers are only just skimming some of the scores of bill filed for introduction in the Senate today, but a preliminary look is pretty darned frightening — especially in the elections law realm where conservatives have introduced several new bills to further restrict voting here , here , here , here  and here .
Among the disturbing proposals:
Democracy NC has more on these “mean and nasty” proposals 9and one good one as well) at its Link of the Day .
The bottom line: North Carolina conservatives continue to follow the national ALEC-inspired plan to restrict the franchise in response to the success of the Obama coalition. These bills are just the latest of many. Stay tuned.
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URLs in this post:
 a flood of new proposals in the North Carolina Senate: http://www.ncleg.net/Calendars/CurrentCalendars/CurrentSenateCalendar.pdf
 here: http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&BillID=s633
 here: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2013/Bills/Senate/PDF/S666v0.pdf
 here: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2013/Bills/Senate/PDF/S667v0.pdf
 here: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2013/Bills/Senate/PDF/S668v0.pdf
 here: http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&BillID=s721
 Link of the Day: http://www.democracy-nc.org/2013/04/02/lod-mean-nasty-good/
 GOP leader taking his attack on student voting “on the road”: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/08/15/gop-leader-taking-his-attack-on-student-voting-on-the-road/
 Democracy NC leader on Senate’s voter ID bill: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/07/18/democracy-nc-leader-on-senates-voter-id-bill/
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