Dallas News: Under Trump, government takes new position in Texas voter ID lawsuit


The law’s opponents were notified of the switch one day before the question of discriminatory intent is set to be argued in federal court, according to officials at the Campaign Legal Center.

“The change in the administration is the only explanation for this change [in position], and it’s outrageous,” said Danielle Lang, deputy director of voting rights at the Campaign Legal Center, which is one of the organizations challenging the voter ID law in court. “For the department of justice to change its position after six years, when none of the facts have changed, is appalling.”

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