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Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Voter Photo ID Law

A 6-3 ruling in Crawford et al. v. Marion County Election Board et al. The opinion is available here, allowing states to require photo identification for casting a vote. Majority opinion written by Justice Stevens, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in the majority. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David Souter and Stephen Breyer dissented.

Bloomberg story highlights the purported political benefits to Republicans. Reuters essayed a more straightforward story.

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