Holder DOJ Stops Texas’ Voter ID Law: We Told You So
This is no surprise. But it could have been avoided:
The Justice Department’s civil rights division on Monday objected to a new photo ID requirement for voters in Texas because many Hispanic voters lack state-issued identification.http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2012/03/12/holder-doj-stops-texas-voter-id-law-we-told-you-so/
In regard to Texas, “I cannot conclude that the state has sustained its burden” of showing that the newly enacted law has neither a discriminatory purpose nor effect, Thomas E. Perez, the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division, said in a letter to the Texas secretary of state.