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Globe Editorial

This poll tax isn't welcome

October 8, 2006

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ON THE SURFACE, the question has the ring of common sense: Since Americans are asked to produce photo ID for all kinds of ordinary tasks -- to cash a check, to rent a video, to get on a plane -- why shouldn't citizens have to show proof of ID when voting? It's a question Republican lawmakers have been asking a ... (Full article: 761 words)

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