Before the gains of the civil rights movement a half-century ago, states that had instituted literacy tests, poll taxes and other measures argued they weren’t trying to suppress the votes of specific groups.

The U.S. Supreme Court even unanimously upheld the poll tax requirement in a 1937 case, Breedlove vs. Suttles, finding its purpose was not “to deny or abridge the right of men to vote.” The precedent remained until the Supreme Court reversed itself in 1966 on a 6-3 decision, with the dissenters finding had allowed some forms of discriminatory voting qualifications without violating the equal protection clause as long as it was rational.

This editorial was written by Michael Morris, managing editor of The Facts.

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Bulldog

Hogwash

PJBM626

Again, the facts is in denial

Of balky harvesting. They did print one story of a dem getting caught doing so. But there are many more, Bidens campaign associate has been filed against for balky harvesting. We see this all over the nation. Good for Abbott. I don’t trust the dem party. Vote in person just like you go to the store

rwhowi

The truth shall set you free.

Father of Six

Trying to eliminate potential voter fraud is not suppression. Shouldn't every vote count? I for one want to feel confident that my vote is not stolen.

natives5

When voter fraud has been proven numerous times to not be rampant (even proven by this administration) then it’s voter suppression when mailboxes are removed and polling locations/ballot drop off boxes are closed. Curious Fo6, when did you start feeling like there was voter fraud in our elections? 4years ago? 8 years ago? 16? Were you concerned about your vote being stolen in the past?

Father of Six

Any case of voter fraud is stealing. EVERY VOTE COUNTS. Do you feel that because there isn't rampant murder in Lake Jackson you shouldn't do everything you can to prevent it, or be concerned about It? I probably became concerned about voter fraud when I learned about LBJ and Duval County politics. So, probably about 46 years ago when I was in 7th grade.

PJBM626

Native read these charges against Biden campaign official In Texas for ballot harvesting

Texas has had numerous incidents. I know the dem

Media says it’s not happening but they lie

https://www.wnd.com/2020/09/joe-bidens-texas-director-accused-filling-ballots-dead-people/

natives5

WND is described as a far right fringe publication...I think I will pass on the article.

natives5

Every vote does count so why restrict access to registered voters by removing mailboxes, closing polling places, etc.? Of course I would continue to lock my doors, turn on my alarm and let my ring camera do it’s thing; reasonable steps for protection. What I wouldn’t do is sit in my front yard with a shotgun pointed at everyone accusing them of being potential murderers because some person tells me they are all murderers...especially when it’s been proven by the authorities that murder isn’t rampant in the city.

Father of Six

Natives when did you stop caring about voter integrity?

natives5

How is that not caring about voter integrity? I believe that the people don’t abuse the system like some want us to believe.

Father of Six

You would be wrong, as usual.

natives5

Wrong because I don’t believe that everything and everyone around me is corrupt? Interesting for a person who capitalized that every vote counts.

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