"If it hurts a bunch of college kids that's too lazy to get up off their bohunkus [sic] and get a photo ID, so be it," and "if it hurts a bunch of lazy blacks that wants the government to give them everything, so be it."
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Texas' voter ID law, a common voter suppression law that disproportionately targets students, low-income voters and people of color, will take effect Monday after a court battle that was ultimately resolved by the five Republican members of the Supreme Court.
A ThinkProgress analysis found that anyone can obtain assault rifles from unlicensed dealers at gun shows or online without a background check in 39 states; zero states allow citizens to vote without identification.
Former NC State Sen. Ellie Kinnaird (D) will launch “a grass-roots project to make sure everyone in the state has a proper voter ID so that no votes are denied, even though” a recently enacted voter suppression law “is aimed at exactly that – repressing the vote.”