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View Diary: What You Should Know: The Voting Rights Act Amendment (5 comments)

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  •  Thanks for bringing this to our attention (3+ / 0-)

    Maybe the trigger point should be three offenses instead of five.  3 is frequently chosen in law to make laws consistent with the rules of baseball.

    The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

    by nextstep on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 10:28:17 AM PST

    •  I agree. (0+ / 0-)

      Five seems a bit generous, given how pervasive the eroding of voting rights has been. When you combine that with raising the bar to prove whether voter ID laws are discriminatory, get the picture. Hopefully that wrinkle will be ironed out in the first round or two of negotiations.

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