QUESTION: In June of this year, the Supreme Court struck down some parts of the Voting Rights Act, which will make it easier for states to enact stricter voter laws. Review the resources below, and consider voter ID laws in context with your definition of democracy, and your ideas on substantive vs procedural democracy. Explain what you think about voter ID laws, what is reasonable, and how your views are influenced by your definition of democracy and substantive vs procedural views.
Article on Voter ID Laws
Read the NY Times take on Voter ID laws by Russ Douthat
Watch John Stewart interviewing Jessica Williams on Voter ID Laws
Listen to the NPR story on election reform: