Lawsuit: Voter ID Blocked 35,000 People From Voting

A new lawsuit says voter ID laws prevented thousands from voting.

“The American Civil Liberties Union sued Kansas officials on Thursday over what it calls illegal demands for additional proof of citizenship for people trying to register to vote when they renewed or applied for drivers’ licenses.

In a suit filed in federal court, the ACLU claimed that more than 35,000 potential voters were blocked over two years from voting because of the additional hurdle – or nearly 14 percent of all new registrants.” [READ MORE]