June 30, 2010

World ends -- minorities, poor hardest hit

... or, you could say that it's refreshing to see common sense prevail:

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Supreme Court upheld Indiana's voter identification law in a 4-1 decision released Wednesday.

The state's highest court heard arguments in the case in March. At the time, they questioned why plaintiffs didn't list any victims of the 2005 law, though it had been in place through several election cycles.

In the majority opinion, the court ruled, in part, that "it is within the power of the Legislature to require voters to identify themselves at the polls using a photo ID."

Would that such common sense prevailed elsewhere (ahem, federal policy towards Arizona, ahem) ...

Posted by Hube at June 30, 2010 10:44 AM | TrackBack

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