Community Urged to Fight Against Voter Suppression

“If the courts reinstate it (SC’s voter ID law), we are not going to sit around agonizing about it, we are going to organize and be sure nobody fails to vote because of it,” Clyburn said.

This week the federal court asked South Carolina to clarify whether it would be able to implement the state’s voter identification requirement for this year’s elections.

Advocates of the new law say it could take voters around two months to get the correct ID needed to vote.

But groups against the measure say there is not enough time left to both educate voters about the law and give them a chance to get the required identification before the November elections.

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