Judge Reaffirms Ruling Against Pa. Voter ID Law
HARRISBURG (AP) — A state judge has reaffirmed his ruling that Pennsylvania's
embattled voter-identification law is unconstitutional.
Court Judge Bernard McGinley on Monday rejected the state's motion to reinstate
the law, starting a 30-day period for a potential appeal to the Pennsylvania
governor's Office of General Counsel and the attorney general's office say
they're reviewing McGinley's decision.
Walczak of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania says the
permanent injunction McGinley issued bars enforcement of the law unless the
state's high court does something to change that. The ACLU helped lead the
is one of the country's strictest and required nearly all of Pennsylvania's 8.2
million voters to display photo identification. Republicans passed it in 2012
over the protests of every single Democratic lawmaker.