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Walker's Plan B on Voter Photo ID

by Jerry Bader

If the courts strike down Wisconsin's Photo ID law, which seems very likely, Governor Scott Walker says he'll call lawmakers into a special session this spring to passed a modified version which will pass constitutional muster . Frankly, I see no reason to wait. Do it as soon as possible. And don't tweak. Indiana's photo ID law has been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court as constitutional . Pass a law identical to Indiana's. Even if the court challenges Erpenbach threatened against a new bill happens, ultimately, it will prevail.

There were no problems during the brief time in which Wisconsin's current law was in effect. Indiana hasn't seen the problems of voter disenfranchisement that opponents argue. It's neat, it's quick. Do it.