Reuters: U.S. drops some claims against Texas voter ID law


The Campaign Legal Center, one of several private groups alleging that the 2011 voter ID law was meant to discriminate against black and Hispanic people, said it received a notification from the Justice Department on Monday that the department would withdraw its discriminatory intent claim.

The Justice Department is doing so because the Texas legislature is considering changing the law in ways that might "cure the deficiencies" in it, according to a draft copy of the motion that the department sent to the Campaign Legal Center.

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