Evidence Piles Up Against Right-Wing Media’s Defense Of Voter ID

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from Media Matters,

As strict voter ID laws are put into effect ahead of the midterm elections, recent judicial opinions and social science studies continue to poke holes in right-wing media’s defense of voter suppression.

1. Voter ID Laws Have Repeatedly Been Found To Be Racially Discriminatory, And Race Influences Public Opinion On The Need For ID

2. Voter ID Laws Require Photo ID That Is Not Needed For “Everyday Tasks”

3. Supreme Court Decision On Voter ID Law In Indiana Doesn’t Mean All Voter ID Laws Are Acceptable

4. Federal Report Found Decreased Turnout Among People Of Color Was Attributable To Voter ID Laws

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