A panel of North Carolina state judges ruled on Friday Republican lawmakers wrote the state’s voter ID law with the intent, at least in part, to make it harder for Black residents to vote.
The ruling claimed “S.B. 824 was enacted in part for a discriminatory purpose and would not have been enacted in its current form but for its tendency to discriminate against African American voters.”
North Carolina court permanently blocks state's voter ID law, saying it was "was motivated at least in part by an unconstitutional intent to target African American voters." (clarifying earlier tweet). Full opinion: https://t.co/qvcRZZKyfI pic.twitter.com/7MBpCn6V9V
— Sam Levine (@srl) September 17, 2021
"A North Carolina court struck down the state’s voter identification law on Friday, citing “persuasive evidence” that a Republican-dominated state legislature had rushed it to passage at least in part to make it harder for Black voters to cast ballots."https://t.co/wDLAgCrebY
— Marc E. Elias (@marceelias) September 17, 2021