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Republicans in Ohio have come up with a new poll tax to keep the poor/young/liberal leaning folks from voting. Tucked into a Voter ID bill (HB 189) is a provision that residents would have to ...
by StarbucksGirl51
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 12:25 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
August 9, 2014, Ferguson Missouri, black man shot by cop, left on ground, dead, ID: Michael Brown. Early morning April 12, 2015, 26-year-old Freddie Gray made eye contact with Baltimore police ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Ok, so photo ID is the law of the land in many states. The NCSL places state-level voter ID laws in one of the following categories: From Wikipedia Strict photo ID in effect: Georgia, Indiana, ...
by stophurtingamerica
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:53 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In a teleconference with supporters last week, North Carolina NAACP president Rev. Dr. William J. Barber (whom our own Denise Oliver Velez has called "a fiery prophet for social justice" ) previewed ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 06:02 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
short one but this takes the cake Throw the book at him! Maximum term consecutive sentences.
by Dave the Wave
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 01:13 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Issue Social Security cards with the recipient's photo. Petitioner suggests that there are numerous benefits to be gained by improving the Social Security card by adding the recipient's photo to ...
by zendogbasso
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 08:33 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The Nevada Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections introduced Senate Bill 433, which would restrict early voting. Voting on Sundays during the early voting period ahead of next year'
by StarbucksGirl51
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 01:39 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
"The devil’s greatest trick is convincing the world that he doesn’t exist."
by LizWarrenWriter
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 10:15 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On the list of cases released Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court has chosen not to hear is the Wisconsin voter ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 105 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 10:51 AM PDT with 136 Recommends
Send this to anyone who claims that there is no difference between the parties: [Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Wisconsin Voter ID Law http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-03-23/...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 08:32 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Members of this site won't need to be informed about the GOP effort to disfranchise minority and democratic voters by enacting "voter ID" laws. There is something we can do about it. Read on.
by zendogbasso
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 01:29 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
It was only a matter of time before the subject came up again. We all knew it would. The dog whistles are screaming; voter fraud, electioneering, ballot security. Yup, you guessed it - the ...
by Dingodude
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 03:48 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Republicans have come up with another exciting new way to make it difficult for people to use food ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 96 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 11:26 AM PST with 84 Recommends
In the span of just two weeks, Wisconsin Gov.
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 171 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 02:45 PM PST with 87 Recommends
Those are the final words of a powerful Washington Post op ed by Carol Anderson, Associate Professor of African American studies and history at Emory University, among other things. The full title ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 194 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 03:59 AM PST with 415 Recommends
I would contribute to that project. My friend here in Hawaii is 88 years old. She needs $40 to get her new Hawaii ID. She needs to furnish them with marriage certificates to a marriage she doesn't ...
by 88kathy
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 10:15 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Democrats need a wake up call. Sure, GOP put up roadblocks and had a huge propaganda machine to disillusion voters, especially the poor and working poor. But let's face it: The poor and working ...
by shpilk
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 01:46 PM PST with 4 Recommends
There are other more serious issues with voter ID laws than this. But, it is always something that has bothered me. Those of us who do not drive (and there are a great many in some states like NY) ...
by futurebird
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 04:54 AM PST with 8 Recommends
I'm a Texas Election Judge in the shrinking blue dot that is Austin, Travis County. Right on the border with very conservative Williamson County, our Precinct gets a lot of lost voters and many ...
by mikeconwell
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 05:37 AM PST with 6 Recommends
This is my first diary here, and I'm up at quarter to 11 to find out what The Daily Show had to say about what happened at the polls this year. When I heard the word 'bloodbath' come out of Jon ...
by TheCat67
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 08:53 PM PST with 1 Recommend