Posts tagged: voter ID laws

Rejecting the Marxists’ Version of the Constitution

Written by Robert Knight

The first rule of any Marxist revolution is that rules are fine if they advance the cause or cripple opponents.  The rules can be discarded the minute they get in the way.

That’s the way America’s Marxists, socialists and many liberals operate when it comes to the U.S. Constitution, especially the First Amendment.

Here’s the relevant portion:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.”

When they are legalizing obscenity and destroying community standards, the Left’s attorneys, spearheaded by the ACLU, take a “no-exceptions” view.  … Continue Reading

“Election Shenanigans” (Illinois Family Spotlight #008)

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Ed Ronkowski, a former Cook County prosecutor and former Will County Republican chairman,   joins Monte Larrick and David Smith on the show to take us behind the scenes of election day, sharing stories of voter fraud, corruption, and other political shenanigans from his experiences. The three also discuss voter IDs and other ways we try to reduce fraud.

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Four in Five Americans Support Voter ID Laws, Early Voting

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Written by Justin McCarthy

As partisan-fueled court battles over state voting laws are poised to shape the political landscape in 2016 and beyond, new Gallup research shows four in five Americans support both early voting and voter ID laws. A smaller majority of 63% support automatic voter registration.

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These data come from an Aug. 15-16 Gallup poll.

While providing early voting opportunities and requiring voters to show photo identification at polling stations are popular among a majority of Americans, both are contentiously debated by party leaders and are being contested in state courts.… Continue Reading

Americans Affirm Voter ID Laws

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Written by Jan LaRue

If photo ID laws are the bane to minority voting rights that leftists and assorted federal judges claim, you’d expect the public to agree. Not even close.

Eighty percent of Americans, white and nonwhite across party lines support photo ID laws, according to a Gallup poll taken Aug. 15-16:

  • Nonwhite:       77%
  • Republicans:    93%
  • Independents:  83%
  • Democrats:      63%

Last July, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals held that Texas’ “strict photo ID law” discriminated against or disproportionately affected black and Latino voters who allegedly face hardships in obtaining the necessary documents, which include any of the following:

  • Election identification certificate
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Voter Fraud Is Real. Here Are 4 More Cases

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Written by Peter Tapsak and Jason Snead

With this November’s election looming just over the horizon, the topic of voter fraud is popping up much more frequently in our news feeds.

Progressives insist that voter fraud is a myth, a charade meant to justify repressive voting laws. The facts, however, tell a different story: Voter fraud is real, and if we ignore it, we leave our ballot boxes open to fraudsters who would rather steal elections than risk losing in a fair and open contest.… Continue Reading

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