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Judge strikes down Kansas law
requiring proof of citizenship to vote

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 6/18/2018 9:41:18 PM

Wichita, Kan. — A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson sided with voters Monday that Kansas cannot require people who register to vote to provide documents such as a birth certificate, U.S. passport or naturalization papers. The decision in a couple of consolidated cases makes permanent earlier temporary rulings. The judge said the Kansas requirement violates the right to vote under the Fourteenth Amendment. Kobach, a conservative Republican running

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You don´t need to be a US citizen to vote, says an African-American woman appointed by the Compassionate Conservative. "Miss me yet?" No, and less and less with each passing day.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lavalette, 6/18/2018 9:57:41 PM     (No. 11668164)

The fourteenth amendment is the root of many of our problems. The people of the time realized it. The southern states supported it because they were under military occupation. Ohio and New Jersey tried to rescind their approval when they realized its ramifications but were not allowed to do so. Including vague and undefined phrases like "equal protection," and "due process," in addition to changing the basis of citizenship from state to federal, opened the door for all the mischief activists judges have done and are doing in our day.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 6/18/2018 10:06:01 PM     (No. 11668167)

Any enemy alien can cross the national border, and now any enemy alien can vote. A fearful symmetry, indeed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: my stars 22, 6/18/2018 10:23:12 PM     (No. 11668175)

This is insanity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 6/18/2018 10:24:50 PM     (No. 11668176)

I can hardly wait for President Trump´s Big Ugly plans to demonstrate to the judiciary that it´s the voters who own the country. Our legislators have the power to impeach and remove these judges. We must ensure that as many as possible Trump supporting representatives are sent to D.C. in November.

MAGA - Surf´s up at Red Beach.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 6/18/2018 10:25:08 PM     (No. 11668177)

Literary allusion of the week to #2, honoring William Blake.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: p51dmustang, 6/18/2018 10:26:35 PM     (No. 11668178)

Pure Hog Wash. Morons on the Legislative Judicial branch of our Goobermint.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JediJerry, 6/18/2018 10:26:45 PM     (No. 11668179)

We are well on the way to a permanent one party nationwide rule by Democrats. California is a perfect example. It’s happening and this just accelerates the process.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: turninggrey, 6/18/2018 10:27:19 PM     (No. 11668180)

Do a search on the judge. You will not be surprised.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: saguni, 6/18/2018 10:30:13 PM     (No. 11668182)

Can U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson be impeached??

Why haven´t the good, law-abiding people of Kansas started the process yet??

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FunOne, 6/18/2018 10:35:59 PM     (No. 11668188)

Her Honor is a George W. Bush appointee.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Penney, 6/18/2018 10:36:12 PM     (No. 11668190)

What country does that judge represent?!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo, 6/18/2018 10:39:52 PM     (No. 11668192)

This cannot stand. It must be appealed immediately and this judge needs to be impeached and removed.

There is no way non-citizens should be allowed to vote and impose taxes and laws on citizens that benefit non-citizens. There will be consequences if this is allowed to stand. The original American revolution was fought over much less of an infringement on our freedoms.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 6/18/2018 11:18:08 PM     (No. 11668222)

Just reading the article´s first sentence makes me feel like I must be in the Twilight Zone! Not to mention what it does to my blood pressure....

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 6/18/2018 11:21:57 PM     (No. 11668227)

Do you have to be a resident of Kansas? Why should you have to be? Indeed, why is residency of any kind necessary. We can all travel around from State to State, voting where a few thousand extra votes will put our candidate ahead.

poo

And yet we´ve sent poll watchers all over the world, and had people dip their finger in purple ink.

The judge is a knucklehead. I hope Kobach does not give up. What i´ve seen of him, he´s pertinacious.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: Penney, 6/18/2018 11:26:47 PM     (No. 11668236)

Maybe the judge really is from the Land of Oz, skipping down the yellow brick road backwards?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/18/2018 11:51:46 PM     (No. 11668263)

Then I don´t need to show a law license to practice law in his courtroom, either.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: PAdiva, 6/19/2018 12:03:54 AM     (No. 11668273)

But you need proof of ID to get a driver´s license, see a doctor, ride in a commercial airplane, and all sorts of other things.
To some people, honesty is not a virtue.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Pearson365, 6/19/2018 12:05:05 AM     (No. 11668275)

“An appeal is likely, but an appeals court had previously backed Robinson’s preliminary injunction.”


Kansas AG has to appeal directly to Supreme Court to have this mad ruling overturned. Risk to all of us is that the Suoremes either refuse to accept appeal, allowing lower court decision to apply, or Supremes accept appeal and still rule against requirement. If Supremes side with this delusional judge, entire country is impacted. This is a horrible decision that essentially nullifies the meaning of citizenship.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/19/2018 1:48:15 AM     (No. 11668334)

As someone who worked in a liquor store recently said, EVERYONE has ID.



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Reply 20 - Posted by: xcenturion, 6/19/2018 1:51:51 AM     (No. 11668338)

This just proves that any moron can become a judge.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Trigger2, 6/19/2018 3:41:36 AM     (No. 11668390)

Kobach should take that decision all the way to the SC. Bush appointed this libtard judge? What a surprise. Not. The more I find out about George, the more I despise him. Libtards will do anything to ensure more libtards get elected to destroy the country. Another reason no DACA, MS-13 member or any other illegal should be citizenship although by this asinine ruling, it doesn´t really matter, does it?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: jinx, 6/19/2018 7:29:10 AM     (No. 11668465)

Can you name any other country in the world where a non-citizen can vote? Let´s all go to Venezuela and vote the Communists out or to Cuba or to England or France or Russia.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jacksin5, 6/19/2018 8:20:22 AM     (No. 11668530)

The U.S. Government has forced all Americans to to produce proof of citizenship to get Real ID driver´s licenses. Use these in order to vote.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 6/19/2018 3:07:13 PM     (No. 11668954)

I do not vote in Kansas, but I always make a point of showing my driver´s license when I vote. My pride in being a native-born citizen of the USA and legal resident of my state aside, it makes it easier for the attendants at the polling station to look up my name and address on the rolls.

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