1. SUFFRAGE

    Voter ID Rules Blocked

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    The move by a judge in Pennsylvania on Tuesday to block a state voter ID law is just the latest in a series of moves within the legal system that have stopped or stalled legislation that would make it harder for people to vote by implementing strict identification guidelines. “Every voter restriction that has been challenged this year has been either enjoined, blocked, or weakened,” said Lawrence Norden of the Brennan Center for Justice. That includes laws in Texas, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, and New Hampshire. New restrictions remain in place, however, in Kansas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Indiana.

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