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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Oct 2, 2012, 11:25 AM

27. Said it before and will say it again: Let's look to Canada for sane ID laws

Two thirds of voters support voter ID laws, and frankly, I'm okay with them too, just so they're not draconian and dis-enfranchising (which, frankly, we all know is the point of them).

To reiterate, in Canada:
1) ONE official governement ID
OR
2) TWO other forms of ID
OR
3) someone from the precinct vouches for you uner oath. You can only vouch for ONE other person per election, and the person vouched for can't vouch for anyone else.

So there you have it. Grandma can use her SS card and a utility bill, Uncle Bob can use his Military ID, cousin Jen can use her out-of-state driver's license and a student ID (with or without expiration date), and your dopey, unorganized neighbor can use YOU to vouch that you've known him since he was a kid, and he's definitely a citizen even though he can never find anything in that house.


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