Texas Voter ID Law Springs Back To Life

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In practical terms, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has stepped in and reinstated the Texas voter ID law. In legal terms the appeals court issued a stay of the lower court order that threw out the law last week. The rationale for the appeals court decision? We’re too close to the election to disrupt the status quo.

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