HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Judge halts Pa.'s tough n...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Tue Oct 2, 2012, 10:07 AM

Judge halts Pa.'s tough new voter ID requirement [View all]

Source: ap

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A judge is postponing Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification requirement, ordering that it not be enforced in the presidential election.

Tuesday's ruling comes just five weeks before the election. An appeal is possible. The 6-month-old law requires each voter to show a valid photo ID.

Democrats and groups including the AARP and NAACP mounted a furious opposition to a law Republicans say is necessary to prevent election fraud. Critics have accused Republicans of using old-fashioned Jim Crow tactics to steal the White House and have highlighted stories of registered voters struggling to get a state photo ID.

Read more: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gofwU6p1wVa1q_XloJpJkhL2jy8Q?docId=7eb8b0ee54b0499c9caa9776c1eba958

66 replies, 11426 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 66 replies Author Time Post
Reply Judge halts Pa.'s tough new voter ID requirement [View all]
trailmonkee Oct 2012 OP
OldDem2012 Oct 2012 #1
onehandle Oct 2012 #2
davidpdx Oct 2012 #3
Efilroft Sul Oct 2012 #4
qanda Oct 2012 #5
leftynyc Oct 2012 #8
trailmonkee Oct 2012 #11
mindfulNJ Oct 2012 #12
SoapBox Oct 2012 #29
Cosmocat Oct 2012 #46
underpants Oct 2012 #52
October Oct 2012 #55
robinlynne Oct 2012 #58
mindfulNJ Oct 2012 #6
lonestarnot Oct 2012 #7
diabeticman Oct 2012 #9
maddiemom Oct 2012 #26
WinkyDink Oct 2012 #39
maddiemom Oct 2012 #42
Jim__ Oct 2012 #10
chillfactor Oct 2012 #13
sellitman Oct 2012 #14
ywcachieve Oct 2012 #60
sellitman Oct 2012 #63
barnabas63 Oct 2012 #15
PRETZEL Oct 2012 #19
AndyTiedye Oct 2012 #43
WorseBeforeBetter Oct 2012 #59
allan01 Oct 2012 #16
DebJ Oct 2012 #20
MgtPA Oct 2012 #17
DebJ Oct 2012 #18
Loryn Oct 2012 #21
cheezmaka Oct 2012 #56
Heather MC Oct 2012 #22
Lisa D Oct 2012 #23
cosmicone Oct 2012 #24
barbtries Oct 2012 #25
Patiod Oct 2012 #27
rocktivity Oct 2012 #28
polichick Oct 2012 #30
Shuhered Oct 2012 #36
Shuhered Oct 2012 #66
LineLineReply .
trailmonkee Oct 2012 #45
Shuhered Oct 2012 #31
WinkyDink Oct 2012 #41
gauguin57 Oct 2012 #32
WinkyDink Oct 2012 #40
Kingofalldems Oct 2012 #33
durablend Oct 2012 #48
Chemisse Oct 2012 #34
rogrot Oct 2012 #38
Chemisse Oct 2012 #65
berni_mccoy Oct 2012 #35
rogrot Oct 2012 #37
trailmonkee Oct 2012 #49
Coyotl Oct 2012 #44
hue Oct 2012 #47
Douglas Carpenter Oct 2012 #50
The Jungle 1 Oct 2012 #51
underpants Oct 2012 #53
mrmpa Oct 2012 #54
robinlynne Oct 2012 #57
Rhiannon12866 Oct 2012 #61
trailmonkee Oct 2012 #62
mvd Oct 2012 #64