We've debated voter IDs several times on these threads. Some who have opposed the requirement for voter ID said that some people couldn't afford to purchase one. GA now offers FREE voter IDs. Anyone know if other states are doing the same?
Great way to proceed. The UK wanted to bring in identity cards, which I support, but charge money for the priviledge, which I don't lol. Of course the money still has to come from somewhere I suppose!
The Republicans are trying to suppress Dem votes in many states, claiming they are doing it to prevent fraud which is close to being non-existent. Michigan requires a driver's license or other photo I.D., but as far as I know the state doesn't provide free I.D. As has been pointed out already, cost/affordability isn't the only issue.
With no way of checking ID, how do you know there is very little fraud? Because the Dems say so in an effort to keep their fraudulent votes?
I realize cost isn't the only issue, but it's one that has been frequently raised.
by Holle Abee 6 years ago
I just read an opinion piece in the NY Times about requiring a govenrment-issued photo ID to vote. The author, a GA congressman, believes this practice discriminates against African Americans. I don't get it. Anyone can get a photo ID easily - it doesn't have to be a driver's license. One of my...
by breathe2travel 5 years ago
Do you think requiring identification to vote is a a violation of Constitutional rights?There have been boycotts against Coca-Cola for their support of voter i.d. requirement. There have been protests against various state legislations requiring i.d. The fallacy? Some sects find...
by jenbeach21 5 years ago
Do you have to have your voter registration card to vote on election day?
by ahorseback 3 years ago
Could it happen ?, Will it ever be ? We can blame Clinton , Bush , Lincoln , but will America ,as voters, ever assume responsibility for the shape we're in ? if not , we will continue down the road of demise !
by Xenonlit 6 years ago
What is the simplest way to explain our economic situation to the average voter?In college, Economics is a field that many of us avoided like the plague. How do we explain the economic crises around the world and in the U.S. to an average American with a high school education level? No...
by Goodpal 9 months ago
Is giving money the only way to help poor people?You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money. - P. J. O'Rourke. What do you think?
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