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Justice John Paul Stevens, who announced the judgment of the court and wrote an opinion in which Chief John G. Roberts Jr. and Anthony M. Kennedy joined, alluded to — and brushed aside — complaints that the law benefits Republicans and works against Democrats, whose ranks are more likely to include poor people or those in minority groups.
The justifications for the law “should not be disregarded simply because partisan interests may have provided one motivation for the votes of individual legislators,” Justice Stevens wrote.
Originally posted by jtap66
Here's a challenge:
Those of you crying about "voter fraud", please show me proof that it's an issue. Figures. Numbers. Data. Anything!
You won't find it, because it isn't an issue. Unless you count political appointees in Florida handing elections over to their party bosses in exchange for a job.
Funny how all the supposed "voter fraud" onnly seems to be happening in swing states this year.
Equally puzzling is Simpson’s faith in the Commonwealth’s ability to issue a sufficient number of photo ID’s in time for the November election. The Commonwealth’s estimates of the number of registered voters who lack photo ID has varied wildly – from 82,000 to 750,000. Yet Commonwealth Secretary Carol Aichele testified that only enough money has been allocated to provide ID’s for 75,000 voters – which is insufficient to cover even the Commonwealth’s lowest number.
Majority Leader Michael Turzai, that the new voter ID law will “win the election for Romney