Tag: Voter-id

Archived: Do New Voter-ID Laws Really Protect Democracy

By Daryl Hannah Voting-rights advocates were already contending with a conservative-led onslaught of restrictive voting laws when the Supreme Court gutted Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act last summer. Between 2011 and 2012, 41 states had already introduced 180 bills that required stricter forms of identification, narrowed or eliminated…