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Bill Moyers: The Brennan Center for Justice calls it “first rollback in voting rights since Jim Crow era.” Charge: new state voter ID requirements, voter list purges, voter registration restrictions and other laws, rules are taking right to vote away from citizens completely entitled to it.

 

Restrictive measures are conceived in name of fighting voter fraud, which has been shown to be so rare, statistically insignificant. Net effect — is voter suppression of minorities, elderly, young and poor.

 

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