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Supreme Court Upholds Use of Strict Voter ID Law in Texas Polls

The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the state of Texas to enforce its strict new voter identification law in November polls, despite a lower court's ruling that it threatened to block many minorities from casting ballots. The court ruling, released early Saturday, was unsigned and contained no reasoning. The 2011 law forces voters to present photo identification before casting ballots. Texas officials, who say the legislation aims to prevent voter fraud, on Saturday voiced strong...

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