Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Voter Suppression In PA This November: Undone!

Pennsylvania Republican House Leader Mike Turzai must be fuming. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson barred state officials from enforcing new voter ID laws during the presidential election. According to Simpson, state officials didn't supply enough photo IDs to voters needing them–and qualified voters might be disenfranchised. One could almost imagine Turzai thinking, "Doesn't the judge realize that's what these laws are for?" Turzai, after all, admitted as much in June, when he said, "Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done!” Let's revisit Turzai's words and celebrate the fact that the nefarious scheme of which he spoke has been thwarted, at least for this November:

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