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“Holocaust survivor on civil rights: ‘We’re back where we were’”

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This August 4, 2015 MSN News article talks about one Holocaust survivor’s perspective of discrimination issues in the United States including but not limited to voting, women’s access to birth control, and others mentioned in the article.

“Here’s why voter ID will be requested, not required, in November elections: PennLive letters “

Nouormand: Êlections au mais d'Octobre 2008, Jèrri

Nouormand: Êlections au mais d’Octobre 2008, Jèrri (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This October 15, 2013 article found on the Patriot-News powered Penn Live website in Central Pennsylvania, explains why voters will be asked for ID at the coming election, but NOT required in most cases to present it.  the long-standing rule about someone who is a first time voter at their assigned polling place will still apply.  Voters who have voted at their assigned polling place before will be asked for id, but NOT required to show it.  The new Voter ID law is still on hold by order of the state Supreme Court. Here’s a link to an August 16, 2013 article that talks about the court ruling on Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law found on the HuffPost website

 

“Judge Blocks State Voter ID Law”

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This August 16, 2013 article on the New York Times website talks about the blocking of the Voter ID law in Pennsylvania.

“Lawyers Spar Over Voter ID Law In Court”

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This July 31, 2013 article on the UMBC website talks about the ongoing trial over Voter ID in Pennsylvania

 

“Vote for America’s Mental Health in 2012”

 

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This page on the Mental Health America or more commonly known as MHA website offers a variety of information geared towards the mental health community explaining things like voter id and other voting related topics.  It’s a great starting point for folks who either have never voted or maybe voted, but want to learn a little more before they vote again.

 

“Pa. officials to unveil new voter-ID card”

 

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This July 19, 2012 article found on the Philly.com website indicates that a new id card may be coming to Pennsylvania that will be for voting purposes to enable those not able to acquire the right documents for a state issued non-driver photo id.

 

“More Voter ID Fun”

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This piece found on Philly.com dated July 17, 2012 raises some great points about the “free” ID for voting purposes ….. and yes I put the word free in quotes on purpose.

Project H.O.M.E. requesting your help

Date to do this …  January 17, 2012, between 9am and 1pm

I just found out about this late Monday night, but Project H.O.M.E. is asking that Pennsylvanians contact their State Senate member to say no to House Bill 934 (aka the Voter Suppression Bill).  For more information and a quick place to find out how to contact your PA State Senators please go to ….

http://statevoices.salsalabs.com/o/58/p/dia/action/public/index.sjs?action_KEY=228

 

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