Skip to comments.Analysis: How opponents held back the voter ID tide
Posted on 10/02/2012 5:44:00 PM PDT by ruralvoter
A Pennsylvania judge's decision to block a voter ID law on Tuesday is only the latest in a series of setbacks for new state laws that require voters to show identification before voting.
Voter ID laws have also been turned back in Wisconsin and Texas this year and some others may also not go into effect before the U.S. presidential election just five weeks away.
The fact that tighter voting laws are faring poorly in court was not expected by some legal experts. That's because in 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a voter identification law passed by Indiana, leading many experts to conclude that it would be hard to challenge such laws in court.
Since the last presidential election, some 15 states have passed or tightened legislation requiring people to identify themselves before voting
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Really - liberal activist lower court "judges" giving the finger to the SCOTUS and using their positions to push unconstitutional measures in order to help Obama win re-election is unexpected?
Laura Ingraham once remarked that leftists tend to worm their way into places such as school and college faculty and administration and the judiciary, where they can wield tremendous power but cannot be easily removed.
In 08 our voter ID law (Michigan) was just getting started. Now its in full force and we even have a citizenship check box (there’s a fight over that)
FL voters will hopefully do the same to three Marxist judges next month.
Beyond that, we must press for impeachment and removal of blackrobes who substitute the legitimate will of the people with their twisted values. A few judicial scalps per year will go a long way.
Ironic when America brings “democracy” to other parts of the world.
What I saw in Afghanistan.
All voters had to have government picture ID.
All voters had to match the voter roles.
All voters get their finger dipped in ink.
Bingo. Liberal judges think nothing of making up any reason to overturn laws they simply don't like. It will do no good to one day finally elect great conservatives only to have the leftist judges overturn everything we pass. Romney will almost certainly nominate better judges than Obama, that is reason enough to vote for Willard.
in FL the FL Bar is spending dues money to endorse the three judges up for reappointment.
ALL should be rejected.
it is because those Ohio judges were recalled. they even came to “warn” fl lawyers about this threat. IOW elitist BS.
it is a disgusting abuse of member dues for political ends.
BTW the FL SC oversees the mandatory bar. IOW these judges are raiding member dues. (in spirit)
What is it about human nature that generally favors incumbents? These judges regard the people with contempt, yet 99% of the electorate who do not know this will blindly vote to retain them all.
The only way liberal activist judges get away with it is because legislatures won’t impeach them. Legislatures won’t impeach because the electorate has been taught to ignore the Constitution.