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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Ruling: Judge Halts Enforcement Of Law For Election

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A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday postponed the enforcement of the state's new strict voter ID requirement until after the November presidential election. In a much-anticipated ruling, Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson Jr. ordered...

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Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 11:01 am
Noted with interest. Thanks.

TomCat S. (214)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 12:03 pm
Woooo Hoooo!!

John B. (194)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 4:53 pm
Thanks Carrie for providing the article by Mr.Froomkin. Kudos to Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson Jr. for his injunction. Read and gladly noted.


Dotti Lydon (89)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 5:35 pm
I hope that this is halted for real, not just postponed.

SuzanneAWAY L. (137)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 8:24 pm
I was very glad to hear that this judge used common sense and could see thru' this requirement. It is probably a judgement that will postpone the ID requirement, but it will open up voting opportunities for this election and most people will likely be able to get suitable ID by the time the next one comes around. We need this kind of ID in Canada. Because I don't drive I have to take my passport to vote.

Carrie B. (312)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 10:28 pm
Where do you live Veronica? I don't have to show ID to see a doctor or get a medical test!

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 4:21 am
great news!! thank you Carrie
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