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Corbett won't appeal on voter ID

Published by James O'Toole on .

Kate Giammarise is all over the news that Gov. Tom Corbett will not appeal a Commonwealth Court ruling that roadblocked the state's controversial voter ID law. 

"Commonwealth Court judge had ruled in January that the law was unconstitutionalas it imposed an unreasonable burden on voters; the administration was expected to appeal to the state’s Supreme Court.

"Judge Bernard McGinley had said the law 'unreasonably burdens the right to vote' and threatened a fundamental right of hundreds of thousands of qualified voters.

"Even though the governor’s statement today indicated he would not pursue further legal appeals, it appeared to leave the door open for some type of legislation requiring photo ID for voting in the future.''

 

 

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