Richard Means

Richard Means is a national board member of Americans for Democratic Action and a former prosecutor in Cook County, Ill.

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Monday, August 1, 2011 - 11:20am
Voter ID Is an Attempt to Suppress Democracy
At this critical time in our nation's history, when wider participation by the American people in their own democracy should be encouraged, Republican politicians are instead suppressing that participation by limiting access to the voting booth. So-called "voter ID" laws signed into law this year in several states have nothing to do with their purported aim of protecting the sanctity of elections and everything to do with concentrating political power in fewer and fewer hands.
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