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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Justice Department and Courts Block Restrictive Voting Laws Enacted in GOP-Controlled States
18 Mar 2012
Modified: 09:46:10 AM
Interview with Keesha Gaskins, senior counsel with the Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School, conducted by Scott Harris
Justice Department and Courts Block Restrictive Voting Laws Enacted in GOP-Controlled States

Interview with Keesha Gaskins, senior counsel with the Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School, conducted by Scott Harris

Since the mid-term elections of 2010, when Republican party majorities took control over many state legislatures and governor’s seats, the nation has seen a flood of bills restricting access to voting, imposing onerous ID laws, eliminating voter registration programs and curtailing early voting schedules. Although the rationale presented for the passage of these laws is to prevent voter fraud, there is little or no evidence that voter fraud has been a problem in any state or federal elections over the past decade.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2012/seg/120323cf-btl-gaskins.html
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