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IHM Nuns Lacking Voter ID; Call Law ‘Unfair and Ridiculous’

posted on September 28, 2012

Twenty-three nuns in Pennsylvania are speaking out against the controversial Voting Act of 2012, which is forcing them to acquire new forms of identification, reports Sarah Hofius Hall at The Times-Tribune. The law “requires anyone voting … to produce a photo ID with an expiration date.” In a letter to Pennsylvania courts, the sisters wrote that they represent “thousands and thousands of elder Pennsylvanians facing a similar exclusion from their lifelong participation in the democratic process. If the Voting Act of 2012 is maintained in the courts, the seniors will have a serious violation of their rights visited upon them. It must not be allowed to stand.” 

Read at The Times-Tribune