Saturday, March 09, 2019
Kansas Conservatives Argue Against Removing Proof Of Citizenship For Voters
The right-wing perspective on recent voting "reform" championed in the Sunflower State cautions against the removal of ID checks that keep non-citizens from voting.
Here's the word:
Sentinel: ACLU wants proof of citizenship removed from voter registration
Legislation introduced by Rep. Brett Parker, (D) Overland Park, on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) would make it easier for non-citizens to vote in Kansas by removing the proof of citizenship requirement when first registering to vote. HB 2220 also allows people to register on election day and allows applications for advance voting to be placed on a permanent advance ballot list; that means someone could register to vote without ever appearing in person or having to provide proof of citizenship.
Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach calls that a “perfect recipe for voter fraud.”
“Same day voter registration allows anybody to show up at the polls and cast a ballot before their citizenship or their address can be verified,” he said.
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You decide . . .