NAACP, MALC sue to block voter ID
POSTED: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 11:27pm
Judge sets Oct. 25th for hearing
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The NAACP and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus have sued to challenge Texas’ voter ID law, joining Rep. Marc Veasey and the Justice Department in filing a federal lawsuit to try and keep the state from enforcing the measure.
The suit, filed Tuesday in federal court, alleges that the Texas law violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and also runs afoul of the under the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/2013/09/naacp-malc-sue-to-block-voter-id/?cmpid=houtexhcat