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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Tue Jul 10, 2012, 02:33 PM

15. Holder Calls Voter ID Laws ‘Poll Taxes’

Talking Points Memo 7/10/12

Holder Calls Voter ID Laws ‘Poll Taxes’

Attorney General Eric Holder deviated from his prepared remarks during a speech before the NAACP on Tuesday and called voter ID laws “poll taxes.”

“Under the proposed law, concealed handgun licenses would be acceptable forms of photo ID, but student IDs would not,” Holder said. “Many of those without IDs would have to travel great distances to get them, and some would struggle to pay for the documents they might need to obtain them. We call those poll taxes.”


I agree!

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