Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Presidential Elections 2012 - #3508 -VIDEO: Election Expert John Fund: Voter ID Laws Didn't suppress Black vote - Newsmax


Election Expert John Fund: Voter ID Laws Don't Suppress 'Black Note - Newsmax - Political analyst John Fund tells Newsmax that Attorney General Eric Holder is flat wrong in accusing Republicans of using voter ID laws to suppress the black vote. “We have two examples of states that have had photo ID laws now for seven or eight years — Georgia and Indiana,” the election expert told Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview. “They’re very tough requirements, but voting has gone up in those states, including minority voting. And not just the election that Barack Obama ran in, but even in the 2010 midterm election.” Holder said in a speech in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday that ballot access “must be viewed not only as a legal issue but as a moral imperative.” He announced that the Justice Department is scrutinizing the new state voter ID laws and looking at filing lawsuits under the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  Read more.......  Article contributed by Steve Peters.

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