Federal Court Halts Removal Of Voters In Suspect Texas Citizenship Probe

The Huffington Post

The order effectively pauses a controversial effort acting Secretary of State David Whitley launched last month to probe suspected noncitizens on the voter rolls. “Texas unnecessarily targeted tens of thousands of people who were properly registered citizens, intimidating naturalized citizens from exercising their rights,” said a statement from Danielle Lang, an attorney at the Campaign Legal Center, which represented some of the plaintiffs. “Let this be a message to the rest of the country that states will face consequences when they threaten their citizens’ right to vote.”

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