Today in Voter Suppression: Wisconsin Edition

Today in Voter Suppression: Wisconsin Edition

By Faith Barksdale, Legal Assistant, ACLU at 11:38am
Why does the state of Wisconsin want voter ID for voters? It's not to prevent voter fraud--- there have been ZERO instances of in-person voter fraud, which the state's 2011 voter ID law purports to address. Instead, it disenfranchises voters who aren't able to get IDs. That's why a court found that the state's voter ID requirement imposes an undue – and unconstitutional – burden on Wisconsin voters.
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Court Rejects "License to Discriminate" in Wisconsin

By Sean J. Young, Staff Attorney, ACLU at 5:00pm

When I was growing up as a kid in the '80s, many of my peers spent their summers on socially-enriching activities, like playing outdoors. I, however, spent most of my summers in front of the TV, watching daytime game shows (I'm an old soul) and, of…

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