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Thanks to the Voting Rights Act Ruling, State Attorney Generals Are Already Rolling on Voter ID Requirements

Liz Dwyer

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says "things have changed" since the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Low income and/or elderly black voters who, but for the Voting Rights Act, would have been denied the right to vote in the last Presidential election because some states wanted to require a state-issued photo ID at the polls, surely disagree. But, thanks to the ruling, states like Texas and Mississippi are wasting no time in putting those ID requirements into place.

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