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North Carolina voter-ID case could have ramifications across U.S.

 


Winston-Salem, N.C. — The requirement to present photo identification to cast a ballot went on trial Monday in a closely watched case that will have legal ramifications for voting across the country this presidential election year.

Inside a federal courthouse here, attorneys for the Justice Department and the NAACP argued that the law passed by the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly intentionally discriminates against African Americans and Latinos, who disproportionately lack one of the required forms of photo identification.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/north-carolina-voter-id-case-could-have-ramifications-across-us/2016/01/25/0a70c888-c384-11e5-a4aa-f25866ba0dc6_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-cards_hp-card-national%3Ahomepage%2Fcard

 

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