Skip to comments.APNewsBreak: South Carolina attorney general sues federal government for blocking voter ID law
Posted on 02/07/2012 10:51:37 AM PST by Hunton Peck
COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina's top prosecutor says the U.S. Justice Department was wrong to block South Carolina from requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification to vote.
Attorney General Alan Wilson asks a judge to overturn the decision by the federal government in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
The Justice Department in December rejected South Carolina's law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
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Gee, I wonder why the Justice Dept is so concerned all of a sudden...
The flip side to that question is why are states wanting to implement voter ID laws. Interesting that both questions have the same answer.
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