Houston Press: Trump Administration Pulls Out of Texas Voter ID Lawsuit


“The discriminatory facts of the Texas voter ID law have not changed,” Gerry Hebert, director of voting rights and redistricting at the Campaign Legal Center, said in a statement. “The only thing that has changed is Jeff Sessions’ appointment as attorney general. The choice to exclude forms of ID that students and minorities are more likely to bring to the polls was not done by accident. It was done to make it more difficult for these groups to vote.”

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