Pennsylvania Voter-ID Case Sent to Appeals Court

About a dozen rights groups and registered voters filed an appeal Thursday. Democrats say the law will trample the right to vote for countless people in an echo of the now-unconstitutional poll taxes and literacy tests once designed to discriminate against poor and minority voters.

The GOP-penned law, signed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in March and opposed by every Democratic lawmaker, has ignited a furious debate over voting rights in Pennsylvania, which is poised to play a starring role in deciding the presidential contest.

Lawyers are asking the state’s highest court for a speedy review of the appeal, requesting that oral arguments be scheduled during the court’s session in Philadelphia the week of Sept. 10.

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One thought on “Pennsylvania Voter-ID Case Sent to Appeals Court

  1. I have already given this advice. Please make sure that your neighbour makes it to voting facilities. Some people live too far. Some are not well. Some are very old. And too many do not quite know how important it is to cast one’s vote.

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