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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    If you have to show a photo ID to buy a gun, you very certainly should also need to show a photo ID to vote.
    I don't remember whether or not I had to present photo ID the first time I voted in my precinct, but they "verify" that I am who I say I am by asking me to provide my birthdate and address. Presumably I get no hassles as long as the info I provide matches what's on their records.

    So yes, in a way, I have to verify who I say I am, but not necessarily with a photo ID. Not that that would be a problem, since I carry my driver's license with me at all times.

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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    How is this law discriminatory towards minorities? They obviously need an ID to get their gubmint cheese every month.

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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    If you have to show a photo ID to buy a gun, you very certainly should also need to show a photo ID to vote.
    I guess minorities aren't having any problems getting guns.
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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Well, naturally the Messiah Administration would oppose ID and proof-of-citizenship requirements for voters. Where would he be if the people demanded HE present his birth certificate?

    Besides which, demanding proof of citizenship would cut into the votes the Democrats get.

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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Why is it even an issue to ask for ID and proof of citizenship to vote? Taht should be SOP for all states, and all voting.
    As the case clearly shows, when you show proper ID, you are still not allowed to vote. If they had a way to remedy the flaws of their program, it would still be in use.

    Everytime something like that (here in Texas the Dems defeated such a proposal BTW) is brought up, we hear that Minorities can't handle showing ID.
    O.K., so what can they do to remedy the situation concerning a flawed program and a flawed response on the part of the state government who refuses to correct the situation? what would you like to see them do so that "those minorities" can correct the situation as to how you see fit?

    Doesn't matter the merits of the case, it's always that minorities need government protection.
    And that matters because?......

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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    I thought forcing someone to prove they qualify for a constitutional right infringes on their right and is thus constitutionally illegal?
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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    I thought forcing someone to prove they qualify for a constitutional right infringes on their right and is thus constitutionally illegal?
    But if they were not US citizens then they would not have the the right to vote. So by making them prove that they are in fact US citizens would that be unconstitutional?

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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    Well, naturally the Messiah Administration would oppose ID and proof-of-citizenship requirements for voters. Where would he be if the people demanded HE present his birth certificate?

    Besides which, demanding proof of citizenship would cut into the votes the Democrats get.

    The "Messiah administration" didn't bring the lawsuit, nor did any of his cabinet agencies. It was brought about by a U.S. citizen, aided by a non-profit group who sought to remedy an injustice committed against his civil rights.

    Your second point can't be substantiated in any way. What can be proven is that even after following the requirements of the law, he was still denied the right to vote.

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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    But if they were not US citizens then they would not have the the right to vote. So by making them prove that they are in fact US citizens would that be unconstitutional?
    From a debate I was in a few weeks ago it is unconstitutional for gun rights. I guess it's OK for voting though?
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    Re: Feds spike voter citizenship checks in Georgia

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    From a debate I was in a few weeks ago it is unconstitutional for gun rights. I guess it's OK for voting though?
    I dont know. I was asking and not trying to be sarcastic.

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