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Hood: Justice Department filed a "political lawsuit''

John Hood, president of the John Locke Foundation, weighs in on the US Justice Department's decision to challenge to North Carolina's recent voter laws. In his column he calls it a "political lawsuit" that seems more designed to help Democratic turnout in the 2014 midterm elections.

"What’s the Obama administration trying to do?'' Hood writes.

"No, I’m not speculating about the president’s strategies for implementing his health care law or besting Congressional Republicans in budget battles. Today’s topic is closer to home: the decision by Attorney General Eric Holder to file a lawsuit alleging that North Carolina’s new election law violates the federal constitution and Voting Rights Act.

"You might think the plan is to get the federal judiciary to strike down North Carolina’s new voter-ID requirement and other election changes. I doubt that Holder and his legal team have such an unrealistic goal. They know, even if North Carolina liberals don’t, that the U.S. Supreme Court has recently upheld voter ID. Under the prevailing understanding of federal law, such requirements are not the equivalent of poll taxes and do not infringe on the right to vote.''

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depressing voter turnout revealed as John Locke goal

Now we know, if we ever had any doubt.
The so-called Voter Fraud law was designed to suppress Democratic voter enfranchisement. The objections to the Federal lawsuit against the voter ID law, as stated by John Locke Foundation, make that clear.

The John Locke Foundation has stated, through John Hood, that it is a "political lawsuit" that seems more designed to help Democratic turnout in the 2014 midterm elections." He does not object to the possible increase of 'fraud' but of maintained Democratic participation.

Thus the new voter law, now being questioned by the Department of Justice, was in fact designed to eliminate as much Democratic participation in 2014 as possible, not to protect the integrity of the vote. This lawsuit protects Democratic voters in 2014, and this upsets the John Locke folks.

Voting is a right, not a privilege, which should be respected and not trampled upon.

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Hood Confused? Well not likely.

Hood is head of the Pope Locke Foundation, which along with Civitas (another Pope puppet) is a propaganda mill and has been. Their greatest attribute is consistency in lying over the years.

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