Having to file a lawsuit to get a Voter ID? Republican “small government” in action

News – philly.com http://mobile.philly.com/news/?wss=/philly/news/politics/&id=166493236

The day after a judge upheld Pennsylvania’s new voter identification law, the lead plaintiff in the suit seeking to block the law went to a PennDot office and was issued the photo ID card she needs to vote.

Nothing has changed since Viviette Applewhite, 93, testified in July. The law stands. She still doesn’t have a driver’s license or Social Security card. The name on her birth certificate is still different from the name on her other documents – all of which, under the law, should have barred her from getting her photo ID.

But at precisely 1:16 p.m. Thursday, she got it anyway.

“You just have to keep trying,” said Applewhite, who uses an electric wheelchair. “Don’t give up.”

Funny thing…I had a fake ID growing up…but I’ve never had a fake voter registration card.

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