Supreme Court declines to block Texas voter ID law

The court denied a request filed by opponents of the law, including individual Texas voters, who say the law is not needed and disproportionately affects older and poorer voters, including minorities, who are less likely to have identification papers. The court left open the option of opponents filing a renewed application before the election.

 

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a bid to block a controversial Texas law that requires voters to show identification before voting, meaning it is likely to be in effect during this year’s elections.

 

 

Staff Favourites View more

Staff Favourites
When you or our staff find great progressive news articles, we post them here. Send along your personal favourite story links to: favourites (at) ukprogressive (dot) co (dot) uk and we may select it for publication.

Leave a Comment