Thursday, August 30, 2012

Texas Unjust Voter Suppression Law Unanimously Rejected

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) was handed another loss in court today for the second time this week.

First the redistricting plan unanimously went down in flames, and today a federal three judge panel unanimously rejected the Texas Photo Voter ID voter suppression law passed by our Republifool controlled state legislature in 2011. 

"Uncontested record evidence conclusively shows that the implicit costs of obtaining SB 14-qualifying ID will fall most heavily on the poor and that a disproportionately high percentage of African Americans and Hispanics in Texas live in poverty,” according to the ruling written by U.S. Circuit Judge David Tatel and joined by U.S. District Judges Rosemary Collyer and Robert Wilkins. .

Tafel was appointed to the bench by President Bill Clinton, Collyer by President George W. Bush and Wilkins was appointed by President Barack Obama. 

Collyer was also part of the three judge panel that threw out the jacked up Republican concocted discriminatory redistricting plan earlier this week.  

Elections matter people.   The POTUS picks your federal judges, so it ain't as the GOP is lying to you just about the economy.  It's about the federal judiciary, the Supreme Court and who controls both for the next three decades or more.

But back to the wonderful news about this federal court ruling legally pimp slapping this photo voter ID voter suppression law.  

Abbott is probably going to waste more Texas taxpayer money appealing it to the Supreme Court, but the upshot of this ruling is that all we Texans will need to cast ballots on November 6 in the Lone Star State or during the early voting period is our yellow voter registration cards.  

Thank you Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and Attorney General Eric Holder. 

I'll be celebrating this win by as soon as early voting starts in October by heading to the nearest early voting center and casting another proud ballot for President Obama and every Democratic candidate I see on it..

You racist Teapublican conservafools have pissed me off that much.

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