What is so special about voting, that it needs to be doable without ID when so many other routine activities require ID? LBJ said it best...But about this there can and should be no argument. Every American citizen must have an equal right to vote. There is no reason which can excuse the denial of that right. There is no duty which weighs more heavily on us than the duty we have to ensure that right.LBJ believed, as do I, that democracy demands that everyone get a say in the government. Every right, in a democracy, flows from the right to vote. You may not think that having an ID is difficult, for you it probably is not. What about for the 20 year old that lives in the inner city, does not drive, and is poor? Should he be denied his voting rights so that phantom voter fraud is stopped? It is pretty simple, the states that are passing voter ID laws are not doing it to prevent fraud, they are doing it to suppress the vote of truly poor people.Charles
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