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Point/Counterpoint: Voter identification laws

By Holly New & Troy Doetch | October 24, 2012

Holly New The potential for voter fraud is outstanding. A study from the Pew Center for the States, published February 2012, found that “approximately 24 million—one of every eight— voter registrations in the United States are no longer valid or...

Proposed voter registration laws are undemocratic

Proposed voter registration laws are undemocratic

By Philip Case | March 20, 2011

The most telling indicator of whether a society is truly democratic is the ability of its citizens to freely and openly voice their opinions. This fundamental right takes its form in many incarnations, such as protesting, handing out pamphlets or standing...

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