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Voter ID laws not only don't target minorities, they have no effect on turnout either
Voter ID laws not only don't target minorities, they have no effect on turnout either

All this talk of voter ID laws targeting minorities makes me sick ("Messing with voting rights in Texas," Oct. 20). Your editorial mentions the millions of people who lack an official government ID. The question is what those millions of people can actually do without an official ID, because here are some things they cannot do: Get a job; apply for unemployment, welfare, food stamps or Medicaid; rent or buy a residence or a cell phone; drive a car; buy alcohol or cigarettes; get a prescription or buy cold medicine; receive Social Security. Considering that your editorial claimed most of these millions are poor, elderly and minorities, that would mean there's virtually no...

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