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Kansas judge strikes down voter ID law

Reuters - 19 Jun 2018
(Reuters) - A federal judge struck down a Kansas law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in a decision on Monday that could make voter registration easier in the state in the run-up to November mid-term elections. FILE PHOTO: Kansas ...
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Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Purge of Voting Rolls

New York Times - 11 Jun 2018
But it was also a vivid reminder that measures placing obstacles between people seeking to vote and their ability to cast ballots — including cutbacks on early voting, elimination of same-day registration and tough voter ID laws — present dueling ...
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Letter: No proof citizenship required?

The Topeka Capital-Journal - 23 Jun 2018
Her ruling in part states: ”“U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson sided with voters Monday that Kansas cannot require people who register to vote to provide documents such as a birth certificate, U.S. passport or naturalization papers. The decision in a ...
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Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof-of-Citizenship Voter ID Laws

Democracy Now! - 19 Jun 2018
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach needs more legal education—that's according to a federal judge, who struck down Kansas's discriminatory voter ID laws and ordered their architect, Secretary of State Kris Kobach, to take six hours of legal classes ...
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Impact of Iowa's voter ID law remains unknown

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines - 27 May 2018
One reason the impact of voter ID is minimal may be the fact Americans simply aren't very fond of voting compared to our peers around the globe. The United States is near the bottom of industrialized countries in terms of eligible adults who vote ...
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Missouri sued over voter ID law

JURIST - 14 Jun 2018
Missouri is just the most recent state to be targeted by advocacy groups in regard to voter ID requirements. Just last month the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa sued [JURIST report] the state for particular burden on minority voters ...
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Undocumented immigrants are 'breaking a law'

News & Observer - 11 Jun 2018
Regarding “Voter ID decision could go on 2018 ballot” (June 7): If you drive yourself to the polls, you have a photo ID. So it's easy to think “what's the big deal?” about this proposal. It's hard for most of us to understand or remember what it's like ...
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The End of Civil Rights

The Atlantic - 18 Jun 2018
He's instructed U.S. Attorneys to prioritize prosecuting first-time offenders among undocumented immigrants, and last week cited the Bible in defending the decision to separate mothers and children at the border, telling critics “to obey the laws of ...
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US Supreme Court Strikes Down Minnesota Voter Law

Patch.com - 14 Jun 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Supreme Court has struck down Minnesota's law banning political apparel at polling places. The nation's highest court said the law is too broad and violates the First Amendment. The case began after a resident was ...
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Voter ID Proposed Again, This Time as Change to Constitution

U.S. News & World Report - 07 Jun 2018
A month later, a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the ID mandate as well as other provisions contained in the law that reduced the number of early voting days and eliminated same-day registration during the early-voting period.
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Civil Rights Group Blasts Iowa's Voter ID Law

Courthouse News Service - 31 May 2018
Iowa State University student Taylor Blair and the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa claim that the law introduces unnecessary and burdensome voter ID requirements and imposes arbitrary and unjustified restrictions on popular voting ...
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A divided Supreme Court strikes a blow for lower election turnouts

The Economist - 14 Jun 2018
THE Supreme Court is not comprised of “nine junior varsity politicians”, Justice Stephen Breyer insists. For Chief Justice John Roberts, America's top jurists are umpires with no skin in the game. With a 5-4 ruling on June 11th in Husted v Philip ...
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Senate confirms Georgian as US ambassador to Luxembourg

MyAJC - 24 May 2018
Senate Democrats had also voiced concern about Evans' role implementing a voter ID law in 2006 as a member of the State Election Board. Evans has been a longtime figure in Georgia's Republican circles, counting former U.S. House Speaker Newt ...
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Lawsuit filed over Iowa voter ID law

JURIST - 01 Jun 2018
[JURIST] The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa [advocacy website] and Iowa State University student Taylor Blair filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate Wednesday alleging that House File 16 [text, PDF ...

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