WI

WI GOP’s Photo ID Law Struck Down Yet Again as Unconstitutional, Unduly Burdensome

ALSO: Court challenges heard on similar restrictions in MN, TX, as new report finds some 10 million eligible voters disadvantaged by the Republican-supported polling place schemes

The paper also notes that, as has been found in every single other state where Republican’s have passed purposely disenfranchising polling place Photo ID restrictions under the guise of needing them to protect against “voter fraud”, “according to Flanagan’s decision, investigations carried out since 2004 by the Milwaukee Police Department and mayor’s office and the state Department of Justice have not produced a prosecution of a voter fraud violation that would have been prevented by the photo ID requirements of the voter ID law.”

To read more about these hopeful rulings about the unconstitutionality of ALEC’s Photo ID legislation as it takes it on the chin in every state, please click here.  Let’s just push to get these laws thrown out while there is still time to register voters, or the radical right’s efforts will have won–for now.

ALEC footsoldier Robin Vos, WI State Representative

How do we stop ALEC?  I’m going to quote Justice Brandeis, who in praising transparency and honesty in public policy said “sunlight is the best disinfectant”.  

Exposing their corporations is working to some extent already.  We need to continue exposing their corporate members.  Their legislative members.  Their staff members.  Their supporters.

This article exposes loyal ALEC foot soldier, Rep. Robin Vos, WI (R-63).  It show his involvement in ALEC, including bills he wrote or opposed.

To read this short article which puts things together nicely for you, please click here,