Aug 05, 2015

Federal court strikes down 'discriminatory' Texas voter ID - San Antonio Express-News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal appeals court struck down Texas' voter ID law on Wednesday in a victory for the Obama administration, which had taken the unusual step of bringing the weight of the U.S. Justice Department to fight new Republican-backed mandates at the ballot box. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 2011 law carries a "discriminatory effect" and violates one of the...

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