A new Gallup poll released Monday shows three out of four nonwhite persons in the U.S. support voter I.D. laws, throwing a nice logic-sized wrench into the claim that blacks and Hispanics are universally opposed to the generally GOP-favored voting requirement.
An oft-used argument against the implementation of voter I.D. laws is the notion that they’ll unfairly target minorities, particularly those who somehow can’t get to a DMV and pick up a free state identification document like everyone else.
A talkingpointsmemo.com report just last February (which was based on a study that hadn’t been released yet) claimed voter I.D. laws were politically motivated against minorities who primarily vote Democrat, stating: