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ACLU asks Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

Civil rights lawyers filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking to block Wisconsin from enforcing a strict voter ID law they say could prevent as many as 300,000 of the state’s registered voters from casting a ballot next month. Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union argue it is too late in the election year for the state to put the voting rule into effect. The law requires nearly all voters to have a state driver’s license or U.S. passport with a current photo. Critics say tens of thousands of elderly and low-income voters who do not drive cannot be expected to obtain the IDs with less than five weeks before the election. Separately on...