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Mr. Holder, Regarding Voter Rights, Please Be Specific

On May 30, 2012, at a meeting of the Conference of National Black Churches convened by the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington D.C. to discuss voting laws, Attorney General Eric Holder said, “… across the country, both overt and subtle forms of discrimination remain all too common and have not yet been relegated to the pages of history.” Citing Congressman ...

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Obama, Holder, and Voter ID

On Monday, January 16, 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder said, “Protecting the right to vote, ensuring meaningful access, and combating discrimination must be viewed not only as a legal issue but as a moral imperative. And ensuring that every eligible citizen has the right to vote must become our common cause.” He claims that voter identification is discriminatory because it ...

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