“South Carolina part of suit challenging Voting Rights Act provisions”

Gannett reports: “South Carolina spent $3.5 million defending its voter identification law against government allegations of discrimination, while other states with similar laws faced no such opposition, the state’s top attorney said recently in court papers.The discrepancy proves the 1965 Voting Rights Act treats some states unfairly, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson wrote in a brief supporting a challenge to two of the act’s provisions.”

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