24 Mar '12, 1am

Minnesota Joins Two Other States with Most Restrictive Voter ID Laws | Care2 Causes

Most of us do not think twice about having proper identification when it comes to proving who we are. But 10% of Americans do not have acceptable ID that would allow them to vote in some states. Minnesota is the most recent state to join the legislative wave that began in 2010 to increase restrictions on voters and may now become the most restrictive state. Wednesday morning, the Legislative House in Minnesota passed a constitutional amendment by a vote of 72 to 62 requiring all voters to have government issued photo ID. This amendment will go before the Senate and require a majority vote before the amendment can be placed on a statewide ballot in November. Photo-ID bills have been signed into law in Alabama, Kansas, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Ohio. More than five million Americans could be affected by the new rules already in place this ...

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