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Voter Identification Law Blocked in Pennsylvannia

October 4th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

The Obama campaign today welcomed as “great news” a Pennsylvania judge’s decision to block the state’s new voter identification law, ordering that it not be enforced until after the presidential election. Voter IDs have become a hotly contested issue this election cycle, especially in the key state of Pennsylvania, one of 10 states that have passed ID laws in the past two years. Republicans passed the law without Democratic support, arguing it would protect the integrity of the electoral process. Opponents claim it would disproportionately prevent racial minorities and seniors from voting. Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley strongly opposes the concept and said it never has been, and won’t be an issue in Maryland…

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