"If no injunction is issued, a clearly improper impairment of a most vital element of our society will occur," Flanagan wrote in his decision, according to the newspaper. "The duty of the court is clear. The case has been made. Irreparable harm is likely to occur in the absence of an injunction."
Separately, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a federal suit pending against the state on behalf of Wisconsin voters. Some of them are students in Wisconsin but have out-of-state drivers licenses, meaning they would have to either surrender their licence in exchange for a free identification card or pay a fee to obtain a Wisconsin drivers license.