Because freedom can't protect itself
"...(F)or various legitimate reasons, do not have a government-issued ID."
How about the fact that a free person should never have to carry documentation in a free GD country!
Voter ID laws a cure in search of a disease. Voter fraud miniscule. approx. .0003%
ACLU should step up and take them on.
reportedly hispanics, blacks(because blacks are more likely to be poor), and the poor more likely vote democrat, because some republicans are pro-kill the poor and immigrants, pro-close the boarder, and anti-welfare. some democrats are more tolerant of immigrants and give some welfare.
some republicans think if they close the boarders, kill and arrest poor and immigrants, and supress poor and immigrant voters by putting in voter id and discriminatory qualifications, then there wont be poor or immigrants to vote democrat.
put in a new consitutional amendement that says: everyone in the country must be allowed to vote, includeing prisoners and babys. no voteing restrictions allowed.
no state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the united states. article XIV
voter id law, and similar voter suppression tactics, abridge the privileges of citizens of the united states by disallowing many of them, especially the poor, to vote, because many of them are unable to or cant afford to get a voter id. plus it abridges the privilege of citizens of the united states to not have to pay and jump thru hoops in order to vote.
voter id law is unconstitutional.
tell voter supressors to stop the much bigger problem: politican fraud, instead of supressing voters.
You have to ask yourself who exactly the aclu represent. Are you encouraging voter fraud and withholding facts about photo voter id laws? the stories you post don't tell the whole truth. The truth is photo voter id laws will discourage voter fraud. How many disabled, minorities and seniors go to doctor and have to show a photo id? How many drive and have to show a photo drivers license? Who exactly is it suppressing? Does social service require a photo id and if not maybe thats exactly the reason so many undocumented and others are stealing our tax $$. How many can get multiple food stamps and $$ without a photo id? Md is now #2 in food stamp fraud. NO PHOTO ID LAWS ENACTED IN MD. Are you aware that ALL non photo id laws all voted Democrat and as a many year swing voting democrat i find that to be disgraceful which is why i now lean very far right. ACLU, you are not an asset to us and remember when you get pulled over by a cop, just refuse to hand them your photo license..
All immigrants are issued a permanent residence card and nearly everyone has or can get their birth certificate. Both are accepted forms of ID, and for states with a photo ID requirement (Wisconson) they have laws that issue a free photo id, for the purpose of voting, to any citizen who will be 18 before the next election. Because being a citizen is a requirement for voting, requiring proof of citizenship makes since and does not violate their right to vote, it is only proof they have that right. So i ask who is being denied their rights?
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