Lake Erie Conservative

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… Activist Judges screw Texas [#Voter I.D. law]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 29th,2016

.. no , they did not strike it down in its entirety . But they did something just as bad , they used disparate impact theory to rule that the Texas Legislature discriminated against minorities in passing the voter i.d. law ..

.. as it was , there was no majority on the court , it was a plurality . The liberals held together , and the conservatives split . As a result , the ruling was 9 to 6 ..

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. it looks like SCOTUS is going to need to step in and settle this . They already have previous precedent [strong ones] on both disparate impact theory and voter i.d. law to take this case and uphold pretty much uphold the law [and give the appeals court a tongue – lashing]…


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