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Results for voter ID

Watch the Vote: The Ground Game
Originally Posted: 10/25/2012 - 3:44pm | Type: Blog

For the next 12 days it’s all about the ground game. With most voter registration deadlines passed, the fight against voter suppression has shifted focus from registration drives to calling banks, car-pools, and calls to vote early. Bishop Dwayne Roy ...

Watch the Vote: 28 Days, 13 States, 1 Prayer
Originally Posted: 10/08/2012 - 11:31am | Type: Blog

With 28 days to go until our nation chooses its 45th president, a string of court victories have knocked down Jim-Crow-style barriers to voting that have been erected in states across the nation. But 13 states ...

AG Eric Holder, Black Church Leaders Mull Voter Law Changes
Originally Posted: 05/30/2012 - 5:23pm | Type: Blog

Attorney General Eric Holder and other legal experts strategized with black religious leaders May 30 about new restrictive state voting laws that could affect their congregants by reducing early voting and req ...

Religious Questions for Pa. Voter ID Law Draw Fire
Originally Posted: 04/12/2012 - 3:27pm | Type: Blog

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation offers ID cards for those with religious objections to being photographed, including the Amish and certain Mennonite groups. But in order to get a nonphoto ID for ...

No ID, No Vote
Originally Posted: 03/08/2012 - 2:59pm | Type: Blog

Estimates are that as many as 5 million peoplecould be prevented from voting in November because they lack the proper ID. Here’s how voter disenfranchisement laws work. In Tuesda ...