Election 2016

Texas Won’t Be Suppressing Any Votes Today

esquire.comCLEVELAND, OHIO–Once again, there are big stories out there beyond the security perimeter and the exhausted bomb-squad dogs that have been sweating through their tongues for three days now. For example, on Wednesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt what amounts to a death blow to Texas’s voter-suppression law in its current form. The Court said that the law, which is the most restrictive in the nation as regards to the form of ID required to vote–gun permit, yes; student ID, no–in the state’s election is in obvious and blatant violation of those sections of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court left intact when John Roberts declared the Day of Jubilee. Per the Texas Tribune:

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