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South Carolina Voter Law Barred by Administration .
US News ^ | DECEMBER 24, 2011. | EVAN PEREZ

Posted on 12/26/2011 5:11:37 PM PST by Beowulf9

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department blocked South Carolina's new voter identification law, citing concerns about the law's effect on African-American voters and setting up a new conflict between the Obama administration and Republican-led state governments.

The South Carolina proposal would require voters to provide state-issued or military photo identification in order to cast a ballot. Current law allows voters to use a printed voter registration card as identification.

Under the federal Voting Rights Act, South Carolina must prove that any changes in voting law don't have the effect of discriminating against minorities. The state can either change the law or, more likely, ...

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africanamerican; id; voter
sorry don't have the rest of this story, anybody ?
1 posted on 12/26/2011 5:11:47 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

Voting multiple times is a civil right if you are one of Eric Holder’s people.


2 posted on 12/26/2011 5:18:39 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: Beowulf9

IIRC, thanks to Bush 43, the Voting Rights Act was extended another 20 years or so.

It is way past time to take the VRA, aka Reconstruction Part II to the Supremes. No d@amn Marxist Attorney General should have the power to ‘eff over the will of the people like this as expressed through their state legislatures.


3 posted on 12/26/2011 5:20:07 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Beowulf9

DNA voter registration when you are born.

REMEMBER CITIZEN, VOTING ISN’T JUST A RIGHT.

IT’S THE LAW!


4 posted on 12/26/2011 5:24:51 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Beowulf9

So let it be written, so it shall be done.


5 posted on 12/26/2011 5:27:29 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Jacquerie

Eric Holder “Logic”

Black Panther Voter Intimidation - Okay
Voter ID Requirement for all Citizens to ensure an honest Election- Bad


6 posted on 12/26/2011 5:27:33 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Beowulf9

Between the rhinos in Virginia
And the Marxists in South Carolina

We are in trouble people

God bless America
Lock and load


7 posted on 12/26/2011 5:30:25 PM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Beowulf9

It doesn’t make a lot of sense. Lots of other states now have voter ID laws in place. I guess this is just an attempt to stop the bleeding.


8 posted on 12/26/2011 5:34:53 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Beowulf9

EBT Cards should have photos on them of the “bearer”.

This would also cut down of some of the corruption in use.

As taxpaying citizens who PAY for them, everyone should contact their congresscritters until someone introduces a law to institute this.


9 posted on 12/26/2011 5:44:19 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: cripplecreek

I believe the VRA gives Holder special powers in the southern states...somewhat ironic since it was Democrats who suppressed the black vote in the south.


10 posted on 12/26/2011 5:44:53 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Beowulf9
South Carolina must prove that any changes in voting law don't have the effect of discriminating against minorities.

This cannot go on. All it takes is for one "minority" to say "I don't like it!" Provided of course it's an approved minority.

But what the hell, I'm white. If I want something -- a Rolls, a private jet, a PhD, whatever I want like making professional sports white-only, whatever -- I just dial that secret 800 number that all us whites get at birth.

11 posted on 12/26/2011 5:45:33 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Beowulf9
sorry don't have the rest of this story, anybody ?

Sure, just go read either of these stories previously posted on FR on 12/23/11:

Justice Department Rejects South Carolina Voter ID Law

Justice Dept. rejects South Carolina voter ID law, calling it discriminatory

12 posted on 12/26/2011 5:47:16 PM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: Army Air Corps
Eric Holder and his La Raza Lawyer Corps at the DOJ are in full Obama campaign mode.

How many States are being sued over voter ID? How dare the people through their elected reps demand to know who are casting votes! What about DOJ opposition to new Congressional districts? We haven't heard much about ACORN or Black Panthers recently, but I am absolutely positive that tax payer money is still going to these professional election thieves.

13 posted on 12/26/2011 5:48:17 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Vaquero

“and the marxist in South Carolina”

The problem here is not the Conservative people of South Carolina but the marxist in Washington DC.


14 posted on 12/26/2011 5:50:02 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

This is what happens when a half-black racist is elected President and brings his Bro’s in to help him stay in office.


15 posted on 12/26/2011 5:50:20 PM PST by Venturer
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Dear Gov. Haley,

Now repeat after me, now matter how many times you try to “play nice” (Boeing debacle/compromise) with Obama, they’ll always bite you in the ass in the end.


16 posted on 12/26/2011 5:50:20 PM PST by ak267
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To: Mortrey
EBT Cards should have photos on them of the “bearer”.

Holder would argue that that is not enough ID since "everybody know all black folks look alike". So what good would it do? So it is unconstitutional!

I'll bet he might try to argue this way, too!

17 posted on 12/26/2011 5:50:30 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Jacquerie

It took some 6 years of fighting in court to get our Michigan voter ID law enacted but the administration isn’t fighting us on it. However our secretary of state has run into a brick wall on getting help to remove dead and illegal voters from the voter rolls. Neither the INS or Social Security administration will help.


18 posted on 12/26/2011 5:52:12 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Beowulf9

I am so damn sick and tired of this black b/s.


19 posted on 12/26/2011 5:55:50 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/Palin-West-2012."got a lot swirling around in my head.")
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To: Beowulf9

This administration has as its primary goal and objective the codification of a divided America based on “identity groups.” It seeks to legalize divisions, with those groups it favors (ethnic minorities, moslems, people dependent upon the government, illegals) having broader rights and freedoms than those groups it disfavors (white working class, especially males, conservatives, Christians).

My contempt for this administration has reached extreme depths.


20 posted on 12/26/2011 5:56:06 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Beowulf9
Related article, written by ex-DoJ employee

Eric Holder Blocks South Carolina Voter ID For Racial Reasons

21 posted on 12/26/2011 5:57:27 PM PST by opentalk
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
But what the hell, I'm white. If I want something -- a Rolls, a private jet, a PhD, whatever I want like making professional sports white-only, whatever -- I just dial that secret 800 number that all us whites get at birth.

It's a proven fact that whites have all the advantages.

22 posted on 12/26/2011 5:57:44 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Beowulf9

Nikki needs to be the first non-black politician to stand up and say she won’t allow the Feds to interfere. She should say clearly that she expects black people to have the ability to follow the law like anybody else, she knows they can, and that this administration is playing a racist game, to cynically use black people as pawns in their power games.


23 posted on 12/26/2011 6:02:01 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: cripplecreek

We do in Ohio.


24 posted on 12/26/2011 6:10:45 PM PST by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Beowulf9

Note that this happened during the end of the week before Christmas so its recieving no media attention.


25 posted on 12/26/2011 6:14:30 PM PST by elvis-lives
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To: Beowulf9

Purple fingers...


26 posted on 12/26/2011 6:14:36 PM PST by null and void (Day 1069 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Beowulf9
South Carolina must now prove a negative? That it does not adversely affect minorities.
27 posted on 12/26/2011 6:15:15 PM PST by Graybeard58 (No Obama, No Romney, No Paul, No Huntsman. We can do better than that!)
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To: Gator113
I am so damn sick and tired of this black b/s.

And that's exactly what it is - black entitlement mentality. Too bad for the black conservative members of this forum though when some people (not you) tend to lump them all together. I wish that everybody would realize that not all black people agree with Holder/Obama and their ilk.

28 posted on 12/26/2011 6:20:35 PM PST by Graybeard58 (No Obama, No Romney, No Paul, No Huntsman. We can do better than that!)
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To: Disambiguator

That’s funny, thanks for the link.


29 posted on 12/26/2011 6:27:46 PM PST by Graybeard58 (No Obama, No Romney, No Paul, No Huntsman. We can do better than that!)
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To: cripplecreek

“It doesn’t make a lot of sense. Lots of other states now have voter ID laws in place.”

Yes, but racism only exists in the Old South, don’t you know?

/sarc


30 posted on 12/26/2011 6:32:59 PM PST by BwanaNdege (“Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address” - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Beowulf9

They’ll come after TN before it’s over with. Heck, our RINO Gov. has issued a couple of statements in the past week or so saying he has misgivings about our new law. What a JERK!!
They bent over backwards to make it easy - - and FREE for many - - to get a photo ID in plenty of time for the elections. Anyone who doesn’t have one in time can blame no one but themselves!

I hope Gov. Haley fights this crap with everything she’s got. The Obama Admin. has been over-stepping bounds and getting away with it for too long.


31 posted on 12/26/2011 7:07:52 PM PST by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: Graybeard58

You are so right. It’s got to be even tougher of our black conservative friends.


32 posted on 12/26/2011 7:14:35 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/Palin-West-2012."got a lot swirling around in my head.")
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To: All
Look we whites can't continue this ruse.

We get everything we want and we fix it so no one else can do that. I exposed our little secret above, the special 800 number that only we have; before telephones it a special telegraph, drum, and smoke signals.

Every year I call the educational testing organizations and instruct them to double white scores and reduce black scores by thirty percent.

In 2000 I told Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris that I don't want any black votes to count -- and get rid of that make up! You'll look a lot better without it!

There I feel much better now.

33 posted on 12/26/2011 7:38:04 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: cripplecreek

>>Neither the INS or Social Security administration will help.<<

Mormon Church genealogy site has all dead people in the US WITH their SS #.
https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1202535

Also, you can search each graveyard in Michigan at:
http://www.findagrave.com/


34 posted on 12/27/2011 1:57:40 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: cripplecreek

IIRC, a federal law was passed during the late Bush administration regarding the States getting their voter rolls cleaned up. Holder specifically told the States to ignore it.


35 posted on 12/27/2011 2:48:10 AM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Beowulf9
This is so ridiculous! When I lived in VA five years ago, in a county that usually voted more democrat than republican, we had to show photo ID to cast a vote. No big deal. Why this is not the law of the land across the country is just crazy.

You have to show photo ID for just about everything else in this country...even to use a credit card at the mall, so why not the same to cast a legal vote; to verify that you are who you state yourself to be. This should not even be an issue. You can be darn sure that if "minorites" or others subject to "disenfranchisement" needed to show a photo ID for "guvmint" hand outs, they'd sure as shootin' have one or walk over broken glass to get one!

36 posted on 12/27/2011 4:54:58 AM PST by Mean Maryjean
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To: Beowulf9

Instead of attacking laws requiring everyone to show photo ID to vote, the administration should be looking into why there are laws preventing minorities from getting picture IDs. Clearly, that is the real problem here. Without ID, it is almost impossible to live and function in our society.

What? Minorities have a legal right to get picture ID?

Who knew?


37 posted on 12/27/2011 5:26:54 AM PST by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: duffee
The problem here is not the Conservative people of South Carolina but the marxist in Washington DC.

absolutely...agreed....for the most part.

except SC’s’conservative’ governor just backed Mittens Romney for POTUS...whats up with that??

38 posted on 12/27/2011 6:57:02 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Vaquero

Probably thinks she has a shot at VEEP. Romney has probably tossed the “you could be my veep” to quite a few governors, senators and whoevers expecting these endorsements. Politicans are not that much different than the rest of the people, many would eagerly sell their souls.


39 posted on 12/27/2011 1:52:10 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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