Texas’ voter identification law violates the U.S. law prohibiting racial discrimination in elections according to a Federal Appeals Court. Most observers believe the Court is lurching left in the Texas case.
In the North Carolina case, the 4th Circuit panel agreed with allegations that North Carolina’s bill selectively chose voter-ID requirements, reduced the number of early-voting days and changed registration procedures in ways meant to harm blacks.
"The Wisconsin experience demonstrates that a preoccupation with mostly phantom election fraud leads to real incidents of disenfranchisement, which undermine rather than enhance confidence in elections, particularly in minority communities," leftist U.S. District Judge James Peterson wrote.
Community organizers in Ohio are pushing Sen. Portman to agree to a reinstatement of the unconstitutional Voting Rights Act struck down by the Supreme Court because it discriminated against southern states. The Obama administration has concocted a revision that gives blacks exclusive rights over whites.