Supreme Court backs GOP’s play to nix black, poor voters

Seattle Times

04/28/08

The Supreme Court opened the door Monday to state laws that require voters to show a photo identification before casting a ballot on Election Day. The 6-3 ruling to uphold Indiana’s voter-ID law is a clear victory for Republicans, who have pushed for such laws to combat election fraud, and comes over the objections of Democrats, who say the requirements make it too difficult for some people to vote...

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The Court Fumbles on Voting Rights

In a Tuesday editorial, The New York Times writes: "Democracy was the big loser in the Supreme Court on Monday. The court upheld Indiana's voter identification law, which solves a nearly nonexistent problem by putting major barriers between voters - particularly minorities - and the ballot box. Worse, the court set out a standard that clears the way for other states to adopt rules that discourage disadvantaged groups from voting."

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