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  • Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, who submitted the study in an amicus brief to the court, noted that 37 other states don't allow same-day registration.

    Fight over North Carolina voter ID law heads to court →

  • "The recent election in North Carolina shows that the Obama administration is engaged in a race-baiting canard when it suggests that voting integrity measures suppress minority votes," he said. "It is high time that the Obama administration comes into line with the majority of the American people who want to strengthen rather than weaken ballot box integrity."

    Fight over North Carolina voter ID law heads to court →

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