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Monday, May 12, 2008

The next voter suppression trick

Posted By on Mon, May 12, 2008 at 6:37 AM

It is to require proof of citizenship to vote. You have your birth certificate handy, don't you? PS -- Yes, the proof is for registration, but you must be registered to vote and the fact that it is a one-time requirement doesn't diminish the huge difficulty it will present for tens of thousands of voters.

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