Texas Comes to a Deal For Less Restrictions on Voter ID Rules
Texas came under scrutiny over the strict voter ID rules it had in place, but now the strictness of the rules have been lifted.
According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, federal courts claimed the strict rules were discriminatory which made Texas ease the rules on voter ID which would have left over 600,000 people unable to vote in the November election.
Under the old law, voters were required to show one of seven forms of identification which included concealed handgun permits, but oddly enough not college IDs.
Under the new rules, people without those seven forms of ID can sign an affidavit to allow them to cast a full ballot.
Changes to the rules have been submitted for approval to the U.S District Judge.