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  • VIDEO: Undercover Investigation Reveals Liberal Hypocrisy on Voter ID

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is currently blocking implementation of voter ID laws in South Carolina and Texas, claiming such measures are “unnecessary,” discriminatory and would make it harder for minorities to vote.

    But if you’re planning to visit Holder’s office in Washington, D.C., you better bring a photo ID. The Department of Justice has two armed guards stationed outside its headquarters to check IDs of anyone who wants to enter — employees and visitors.

    Holder’s politically motivated crusade against voter ID laws has the support of liberal advocacy organizations such as the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Advancement Project. These organizations have criticized photo identification for voting, yet they require it to enter their Washington, D.C., offices as well. There’s even a sign in the building of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law: “ALL VISITORS MUST SHOW ID.”

    The undercover investigation was carried out by PJTV.

    Holder is able to block laws in South Carolina on Texas because they are subject to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, a civil rights-era law that gives the Department of Justice authority over voting changes. It remains unclear if those states will be able to enforce their laws for this November’s election.

    “The Obama-Holder Department of Justice has launched an all-out war on voter ID and other measures,” former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell said upon launching a new initiative called Protect Your Vote. “Although Holder’s actions are purported to prevent African-Americans from being disenfranchised, in reality they serve as a crass political attempt to ensure his boss gets re-elected this year.”

    Liberals have long trotted out false arguments about voter ID laws, claiming they suppress the vote among those individuals who do not have photo identification. But a 2008 U.S. Supreme Court case upholding Indiana’s voter ID law revealed there was no such hardship. Opponents of the law were unable to produce a single plaintiff who could plausibly claim inability to get a photo ID. In addition, states with longstanding voter ID laws, such as Georgia and Indiana, have actually experienced an increase in turnout of minority voters.

    Originally published at Hot Air.

    Posted in Featured, Scribe [slideshow_deploy]

    13 Responses to VIDEO: Undercover Investigation Reveals Liberal Hypocrisy on Voter ID

    1. Carol,AZ says:

      The film speaks directly on this issue for States Rights. Thank You.
      Once again POTUS' handler, Eric the Red, has slammed another lawsuit on AZ declaring us, "against the law. " because we're one of the State that have the law.
      Through autocratic authority State's Rights has been systematically crashed by the DOJ .
      AZ, ATT: General Tom Horne, has filed a counter lawsuit for States Rights, with the 9th District Court of Appeals.
      The press continues to describe our Prez, as a" nice guy" while this week he invited and entertain, at the White House the Muslim Brotherhood.
      Certainly we all know they have been given a pass/go card while the voter registration is just another distraction.

    2. Bobbie says:

      the least important to the opposers is voter integrity!!!!! Getting a photo ID does not suppress anyone with a brain and those without wouldn't be thinking to vote!!!! These people want FRAUD protected which clearly proves they are not "existing authorities" by God! They exist as authority! Just in case it's brought up in the near future!

    3. DukeChesnut says:

      The very liberal New York State Education Agency just implemented Photo ID in order to take the SAT/ACT college entrance exams due to a cheating scandal on Long Island, NY and exposed on 60 Minutes, I believe.

    4. Google Eric Holder's past and learn just who he is and what he has done. None good.

    5. Blair Franconia, NH says:

      In New Hampshire, you don't need a photo ID to vote. Where else is that the case? Sweet Home Chicago.
      In Chicago, even the dead have a right to vote.

    6. Sara says:

      If the Attorney General was an elected position, how many think Eric Holder would even have a job? If you owned a business (any size) how many would continue to retain an attorney who only told you what you wanted to hear rather than what you needed to hear?

      • Bobbie says:

        That's "democracy" in America! the people are only told what they want weather or not they want it no matter how irrational and without a voice of their own. The President can't even show or name any majority in favor of his national socialized health care, but he'll continue to insist "America wants this!" That's perverting democracy and why America needs the republic to save America from government tyranny!

    7. James Coyle says:

      "signs, signs everywhere a sign" hhhmmmm NOT one single plaintiff in Indiana could the libs find… and then turnout goes up there and in georgia. i say stick your anti voting id arguments in the toilet, push down handle, and watch them go round and round and then down. then go get a plunger because a turd that big won't flush

    8. TexasSueC says:

      Well Gee-Whiz Folks! If everyone had to have a photo ID to vote, then the left would have to try to THINK of another voter slogan! Vote early and vote OFTEN just wouldn't have the same ol umph!

    9. Carol, AZ says:

      Update : The 9th District Court of Appeals upheld AZ's_ Voter I.D law_ as Constitutional.

    10. MSH says:

      The pictogram says Washington state requires ID. That's really stretching it. I was at a community barbecue last week; there was a guy going around signing up any who were not already registered. I told him was, but asked if he was requiring any ID. He said, "Yeah, either a driver's license or SS number." So I asked, "So, do they have to physically SHOW it, or just rattle off the number?" He said they just have to SAY the number, not show anything, "Thats the law." I gave him my most exasperated & disgusted-with-gov't look & walked away. Needless to say, there were a lot of (most likely undocumented) hispanics there, that's the Yakima County area.

    11. MSH says:

      geez – how long does it take to "approve" a post that has nothing "bad" in it????

    12. DiscontentWithLiars says:

      Just take their picture and signiture at the voting place this year. They won't have to get out to get a voter ID, and they can mail out a voter_ID to all voters, and maintain the database pictures of all registered voters for next year (or whenever the law allows them to implement the constitutional voter approved process).
      Would allow proseccution of voter fraud, and help everyone's vote to count!

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