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Photo Id Laws

GOP Senator Wants Food Stamp Recipients To Show Photo ID To Buy Food

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on Wednesday introduced legislation to require food stamp recipients to produce a valid photo ID every time they purchase fo...

Republican Credits Voter ID Law With Cutting Into Obama Vote

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Rob Gleason recently suggested that Republicans were boosted in the 2012 election by controversy surrounding a voter identif...

Saving Democracy: A Priority for the 113th Congress

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Just as the Bill of Rights applies equally in every corner of the U.S., the right to vote must be equally easy to exercise as an integral part of being a U.S. citizen no matter where you live.

Top 10 Voter Suppression Moments of 2012

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

Largely driven by a spate of new laws and policies, including new restrictions on the type of ID that voters can use and flawed voter purges, conservative legislatures stopped at nothing to make it harder to register to vote, harder to cast a ballot, and harder to have a vote counted.

Will the Real Voter Fraud Please Stand Up?

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

It's a shame. Voting is sacred; it's the only way we ensure we have a government that represents our interests. Of course, we've learned there are some who don't want all Americans to participate and have a say. The jig is up.

They Stood Up: Unsung Heroes Behind the Voting Rights Headlines

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

Voter protection advocates around the country have spent the past two years working to uphold the right to vote in this country. These victories would not have been possible without the courage of everyday Americans who stood up for their right to participate in democracy.

Tyler Kingkade

New Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Voter ID Law Broadens The Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights groups filed a third lawsuit against Wisconsin's controversial voter ID law on Tuesday, launching the first federal challen...