Why oppose voter photo ID?

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Photo voter ID laws are treated by liberal media as sinister schemes advocated by right-wing extremists to deny the elderly, poor and minorities voter access.

Another charge against photo IDs is that it is difficult for elderly, poor or minorities to travel to obtain this ID. I am required to show photo ID to receive medical care. How can these “denied” voters from rural areas with no medical care in their areas travel to Augusta’s medical facilities for treatment but can’t arrange travel to obtain burdensome free photo ID?

Critics of photo ID requirements say these are not needed by these voters since they don’t have bank accounts; they have no vehicles, so they don’t need drivers’ licenses; they don’t rent cars, don’t go to hotels and don’t get on planes or ships or apply for passports. This “denied” group must be healthy since they apparently never need medical services, although many are elderly.

Should the American Civil Liberties Union sue all medical facilities as being discriminatory for requiring the insidious and burdensome requirement of a photo ID?

Jean Bowles

Augusta

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carcraft
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carcraft 09/23/13 - 08:38 pm
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Sorry that was Indiana!

Sorry that was Indiana!

Darby
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Darby 09/23/13 - 08:57 pm
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Democrats always tell us that

requiring minorities to show ID places an undue burden on those folks. Of course they mean black Americans.

I know that Republicans or conservatives don't think black Americans are stupid or backwards in their ability to fit in with other American citizens....

Does their strange position mean that Democrats DO see blacks as inferior?

Curious......

KSL
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KSL 09/23/13 - 09:24 pm
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Always amazed

At the hypocrisy of the left. And Obama is the ooster boy.

http://www.tpnn.com/obama-admin-supports-voter-ids-for-kenyans/

KSL
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KSL 09/23/13 - 09:28 pm
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Always amazed

At the hypocrisy of the left. And Obama is the poster boy.

http://www.tpnn.com/obama-admin-supports-voter-ids-for-kenyans/

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deestafford 09/23/13 - 10:09 pm
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Two points.

First, have you noticed that the polling places with the longest lines are in those counties controlled by the democrats.

Second, show me in The Constitution where you have a right to vote. In Gore v. Bush the SCOTUS ruled there is no right to vote.

Darby
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Darby 09/24/13 - 03:22 pm
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Hey - Thumb troll... I do

Hey - Thumb troll... I do appreciate your input, but your lack of an articulated response still leaves me wondering......

Does Democrat insistence that asking blacks to meet the same standards as all other American voters indicate that Democrats really believe that they are somehow inferior.

I know for certain that Republicans don't see or treat blacks differently.

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Humble Angela 09/24/13 - 04:16 pm
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Darby.....they don't have the
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Darby.....they don't have the courage or the honesty to answer that question.

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