Federal Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

The AP has the report:

A federal court has ruled against a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November.

A three-judge panel in Washington ruled Thursday that the law imposes “strict, unforgiving burdens on the poor” and noted that racial minorities in Texas are more likely to live in poverty.

This is exactly what we've been arguing. These laws are designed to suppress a certain segment of the population. 

In the 21st century, lawmakers should be working to expand the vote, not restricting it. 

Demos Fellow and elections expert Tova Wang has more (much more) on vote identification laws: In-Person Voter Fraud Just Doesn't Happen.