Anyone following the heated City Commissioner's race can attest to the myriad of voter irregularities that have plagued elections in
The ACLU called the law requiring voters to show their ID "voter suppression," unnecessary and costly, even though the polling place is supposed to have their name on the voter rolls when they arrive. The ACLU cites a 2006 study by the "
That makes no sense.
It's apparent that the bill, which is sponsored by State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe, (R-Butler), a noted conservative, is being derided as a political ploy. Reporter Baer asked Metcalfe if he was creating barriers for "certain" voters. Metcalfe replied: "No barriers," "The state will issue a photo ID free of charge." Metcalfe further cited other states with the law where Democratic voting "actually increased", to include Indiana and Georgia.
In elections marred with fraud, illegal voting tactics, and special interest groups (to include Acorn); it's important to verify that the voter is only voting once, and has the right as an American to do so.
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