Federal judge refuses to block North Carolina voter law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court Middle District of North Carolina [official website] on Friday rejected [opinion, PDF] preliminary relief in the form of an injunction against a new voter law [HB 589, PDF] in North Carolina. The law will require voters to show a picture ID at the polls by 2016, but other changes are already in effect and were at issue in the case, including a seven-day reduction of the state’s early-voting period; the elimination of…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/federal-judge-refuses-to-block-north-carolina-voting-law.php

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