More Judicial Appeal of Voter Suppression: Ohio
In the last several weeks voter suppression measures in North Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas, Kansas, and Michigan have been overturned by Federal Appeals Courts. This week a case on similar measures in Ohio is being heard. Over the last six years, there have been frequent battles in the legislature and in the courts on a variety of measures uniformly justified as being necessary to insure the integrity of the voting process.
The item that follows has been distributed by the Ohio Democratic Party:
“Thousands of potential votes are at stake this week, as the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals hears arguments today in Ohio Democratic Party v. Husted and on Thursday in Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless v. Husted, two cases that challenge Republican laws that make it harder for Ohioans to vote and have their votes be counted.
“’In two lower court rulings, the judges found that legislation enacted…
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