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ID Laws Signal Need for New Voting Rights Act

The federal government has the constitutional authority to regulate federal elections. Voting is the key to legitimacy in a democracy. It is time to return to a standard that many Americans fought and died for, the right to vote without interference or suppression, and to remove obstacles in the path of legitimate voters that interfere with that right.

Norman Ornstein is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

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