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Journalists Required To Show IDs at Eric Holder’s Talk On The Evil of IDs

July 11, 2012

Journalists Required To Show IDs at Eric Holder’s Talk On The Evil of IDs

Obama’s attorney general Eric Holder spoke to the NAACP today and described voter ID laws as racism…

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Attorney General Eric Holder went off script today to say that voter ID laws like one being implemented in Texas are “poll taxes,” equating the requirement that voters show a state-issued photo ID in order to cast ballots to the Jim Crow laws of the early 1900s.

“Many of those without IDs would have to travel great distances to get them and some would struggle to pay for the documents they might need to obtain them,” Holder said in a speech to the NAACP on Tuesday, referring specifically to a law being implemented in Texas. “We call those poll taxes.”

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Too bad every single journalist in the room was subjected to such a harsh form of racism.

 

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*******MEDIA ADVISORY*******

ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER TO DELIVER REMARKS TOMORROW TO NAACP NATIONAL CONVENTION

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver remarks at the NAACP National Convention during the plenary session on TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. CDT.

WHO: Attorney General Eric Holder

WHAT: Remarks at the NAACP National Convention

WHEN: TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 12:00 p.m. EDT/ 11:00 a.m. CDT

WHERE: George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas Houston OPEN PRESS

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Members of the media must RSVP to receive press credentials athttp://action.naacp.org/page/s/registration. For security purposes, media check-in and equipment set up must be completed by 9:45 a.m. CDT for a 10:00 a.m. CDT security sweep. Once the security sweep is completed, additional media equipment will NOT be permitted to enter and swept equipment will NOT be permitted to exit.

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