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state lawmakers changed some of the guidelines for the upcoming implementation of North Carolina's Voter ID Law. As part of a negotiated bill, a new provision was added that says someone will be allowed to vote without a picture ID if they swear an ...
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS · 6/18/2015
This is the first time a state ever lost a voter ID court case. North Carolina did so without going to trial. There may have been good reason to change the law, but this is a real issue. Without a plausible explanation to the …
Sun Journal · 6/28/2015
Nearly two weeks before a federal trial is set to begin on the constitutionality of North Carolina’s voter ID rule and other election law changes made in 2013, the General Assembly has changed the rules. The N.C.
Times-News · 6/19/2015
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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Monday signed into law one of the nation's most wide-ranging Voter ID laws. The move is likely to touch off a major court battle over voting rights, and the Justice Department is weighing a challenge to the new law ...
Washington Post · ByAaron Blake · 8/12/2013
Barber II, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP ... civil disobediences in response to South Carolina’s cuts to social programs, restrictions on abortion rights, proposed voting rights changes and …
The Grio · 1 day ago
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The law also eliminated same-day voter registration ... “We are pleased that the legislature has taken steps to make North Carolina’s voter ID requirement less onerous than originally designed, said Bob Phillips with Common Cause North Carolina ...
Think Progress · 6/19/2015
RALEIGH — Federal and state lawsuits filed nearly two years ago challenging what’s in North Carolina ... changes gut the law and create loopholes to fraud. GOP lawmakers disagree strongly and say it’s about ensuring valid voters aren’t turned ...
Rocky Mount Telegram · 17 hours ago
On July 13, voting rights advocates led by the NAACP will argue before a court in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in that the law unconstitutionally burdens voters of color and low income voters, who disproportionately lack the required forms of ID.
southcarolinasc.com · 6/19/2015
RALEIGH — The state NAACP president and nine others were arrested Wednesday evening during a demonstration against a North Carolina voter identification law inside the Legislative Building. A spokeswoman for the …
Robesonian · 6/18/2015
Pat McCrory and the General Assembly. This week's protest focused on opposition to H.B. 589, North Carolina's sweeping voter suppression law. Among other changes to North Carolina's voting system, the measure shortens the early voting period by a full …
People's World · 6/18/2015