In this May 1, 2012, file photo, Viviette Applewhite, 93, a plaintiff in a lawsuit against Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification law, speaks in a video played during a news conference in the Pennsylvania state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., as one of her lawyers, Witold J. Walczak of the American Civil Liberties Union. (AP Photo/Marc Levy, File)

Texas Voter ID Ruling Highlights Push By Republicans For Discriminatory Voting Requirements

(NEW YORK) MintPress — The decision by a federal court last week to strike down a Texas voter ID law is a major blow to that state’s legislators as well as Republican lawmakers and governors around the country who are pushing for similar stringent identification requirements. The rejection highlights what is becoming an increasingly contentious political […]