Republicans make helping people to register to vote a "felony"

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    Hinkle said the law and state regulations implementing it "impose burdensome record-keeping and reporting requirements that serve little if any purpose, thus rendering them unconstitutional."

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    Wow, unconstitutional? Who knew? Republicans, "Oh, we just don't want dead people to vote". Fucking liars.

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    See, what started it was this one high school teacher who, every year, registers her of age seniors to vote as part of her "government history" class. This year, when she did what she had been doing for years, Republicans threatened to charge her with a "felony". A "felony" for voter registration? A FUCKING FELONY?????????????????

    And Republicans say it isn't about VOTER SUPPRESSION?

    A FUCKING FELONY???????????????? REALLY? A FELONY?????????????
     
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    Can't have a teacher registering her students to vote ... no sirree.
     
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    Sorry can you point me to the article where R's threatened this teacher? Or did she come to a realization that registering kids to vote no longer complies with state law like the article says.
     
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    what kids need to vote anyway? If you are eligible to vote, you aren't kids.
     
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    No, she was actually fined $1000 dollars for it.

    Still not a felony, but not nothing either.
     
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    Huh?

    The OP is pretty clear that she registers of-age high school seniors...
     
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    If republicans support a photo I.D. it must mean that they are trying to keep dead people from voting. The left is becoming unhinged.
     
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    Why the fuck should you be able to register someone else to vote?

    Can you open a checking account in their name?

    Can you order a credit card in someone else's name?

    If you can't muster the effort to register yourself you SHOULDN'T Vote.

    It's that fucking simple
     
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    Voter registration drives are as American as apple pie - until wingnuts decided the drives were registering too many Democrats to vote.
     
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    I dont think my point is really that difficult. I think it's inappropriate to call people kids when they are clearly adults, legally if not mentally.
     

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