Ginsburg says push for voter ID laws predictable

http://news.yahoo.com/ginsburg-says-push-voter-id-laws-predictable-070702489.html

“The notion that because the Voting Rights Act had been so tremendously effective we had to stop it didn’t make any sense to me,” Ginsburg said in a wide-ranging interview late Wednesday in her office at the court. “And one really could have predicted what was going to happen.”

The 80-year-old justice dissented from the 5-4 decision on the voting law. Ginsburg said in her dissent that discarding the law was “like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.”

Weird how all that states who used to need pre-clearance IMMEDIATELY moved to restrict voting rights for minorities.  And by “weird” I mean…duuuuUUUUhhhh.

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