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caraher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-11 03:38 PM
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14. Absolutely
Though in my state, Indiana, it's had some interesting unplanned consequences. When our law went into effect a bunch of elderly nuns who don't drive were among the first reported to be turned away from the polls, and a local veteran was not allowed to use his military ID. Still, I'm sure that's a drop in the bucket compared to the number of people effectively barred from voting in our urban areas.

The other irony is that when our then-Secretary of State (now Congressman) Todd Rokita (R, of course) was in court defending the law against a suit brought by the League of Women Voters, he admitted that to his knowledge there was not a single instance of voter fraud in Indiana that the ID law would have prevented. But just last spring, a clear case of voter fraud emerged when Rokita's successor as SOS, Charlie White, voted in the Republican primary using an address not his own. So now we know voter fraud is real - it's committed by Republicans!
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