In a last ditch straw grasping effort to control voting, Republicans have gone all out to stop the force that is Obama on Nov. 6, Election Day. It is by any means necessary in the race for that most coveted White House Seat marked, Mr. President; however, truth is being uncovered state by state in what looks like, smells like, Jim Crow Laws.
The enforcement of the State ID Requirement Law would mean several groups of people would be left out of the Presidential vote on Nov. 6; which would mean a sure win for the Republican Candidate, Mitt Romney. Why? Well, it would mean that several minority groups without their state identification would not get in to cast their ballot.
The National Conference of State Legislature provides a breakdown of each state’s requirements:
- South Dakota
- New Hampshire
- Washington State
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
Today, was a big win for Pennysylvania, who won their fight to uphold the ID law; and, theirs which follows Texas’ win in court last month to stop the enforcement of the law.
The ID restrictions are seen as similar to the Jim Crow Laws which made it impossible for women, and freedmen to vote during times past.
Here are a few for Texas:
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To Read about Jim Crow Laws
To read about Minorities left out of vote: Click here
To Read about Texas Racial Impact: Click here
- South Carolina lawmakers: No racial intent behind voter ID law (mcclatchydc.com)
- Ohio Sen. Nina Turner On Voting In Her State: ‘Jim Crow Has Been Resurrected’ (mediaite.com)
- Republican voter ID laws’ threat to US civil rights | David A Love (guardian.co.uk)
- Eric Holder Speaks the Truth: Voter ID Laws = Poll Taxes (skydancingblog.com)