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  •  that is the campaign (3+ / 0-)
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    high uintas, JekyllnHyde, Dvalkure

    my question was in response to a claim that the DOJ should be doing more

    Blake: I am an enemy of the Federation but it is corrupt and oppressive. I will destroy it if I can

    by GideonAB on Sat Aug 18, 2012 at 03:45:52 PM PDT

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    •  You bring up a good point (2+ / 0-)
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      BroadwayBaby1, JekyllnHyde

      AG Holder has said it is his responsibility to insure the right to vote. These laws must not be discriminatory and the states must prove they are not BEFORE enacting them. I am not an attorney but the federal government has a duty to uphold the Constitution and if these states are not following proper procedure in enforcing these new laws, then the AG has the right to enforce the Constitution.

      In the sixties, LBJ made damn sure civil rights protestors were allowed to express their first ammendment rights with protection. He also used troops to protect kids going to school. Why is this issue less important? Am I missing something?

      -7.5 -7.28, A carrot is as close as a rabbit gets to a diamond.-Don Van Vliet

      by Blueslide on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 05:56:36 AM PDT

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      •  I am not sure about the law (2+ / 0-)
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        BroadwayBaby1, JekyllnHyde

        which is why I asked the question.

        As I understand it, with certain states like Florida that have a bad record with respect to voting, Holder has more powers to resist new laws that deal with voting.

        I am not sure whether this applies to Pennsylvania.

        So I asked for a link

        Blake: I am an enemy of the Federation but it is corrupt and oppressive. I will destroy it if I can

        by GideonAB on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 06:11:36 AM PDT

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