The Tennessee Supreme Court has spoken on the state's Voter ID Act and the Memphis Branch NAACP is – in a word – appalled.
Memphis Branch NAACP Executive Director Madeleine C. Taylor on Wednesday let it be known that she and the entire organization is determined "to get the word out about the unfair and deliberately unequal acceptances of hunting licenses and gun permits without the acceptance of government issued library cards. The library cards played a key role in the case that Supreme Court ruled on last week.
Ruling on constitutional challenges to the state's Voter Identification Act by the City of Memphis and two Shelby County voters, the Tennessee Supreme Court unanimously declined to overturn the Act.
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