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seafan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-06-12 09:44 PM
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FL Gov Rick Scott refuses federal demand to stop hunting for potential noncitizen voters
Source: Tampa Bay Times

Gov. Rick Scott's election's chief on Wednesday defiantly refused a federal demand to stop purging noncitizens from Florida's voter rolls, intensifying an election-year confrontation with President Barack Obama's administration as each side accuses the other of breaking federal law.

In a sharply worded letter, Scott's administration claimed the Department of Justice doesn't understand two federal voting laws at the heart of the dispute and was protecting potentially illegal voters more than legal ones.
Florida also accused another federal agency, the Department of Homeland Security, of violating the law by denying Florida access to a federal citizenship database.

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In tone and substance, the letter all but dares the Justice Department to sue Florida for allegedly violating the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the 1993 National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), nicknamed "motor voter."

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Meantime, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi refused to rule out suing Homeland Security to gain access to its database for voter-registration checking. From voting to health care to immigration, Scott and Bondi, both Republicans, have shown few reservations in challenging the Obama administration.

Read more: http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/stateroundup/arti...



Today was the deadline that DOJ gave Rick Scott to respond. And he's doubling down on criminal stupidity.


Get ready for Mother of All Battles 2.0, in Florida.


These people are American traitors.






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