Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law
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Supreme Court upholds photo ID law for voters in Indiana

By MARK SHERMAN — 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has ruled that states can require voters to produce photo identification without violating their constitutional rights. The decision validates Republican-inspired voter ID laws.

The court vote 6-3 to uphold Indiana's strict photo ID requirement. Democrats and civil rights groups say the law would deter poor, older and minority voters from casting ballots.

For more background, see's  Abolishing America (contd.): Supremes Hear Indiana Anti-Illegal Voter Case, By Peter Gemma, January 8, 2008.

Barack Obama sponsored a resolution in the Senate against photo ID requirements.

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