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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Supremes overturn Arizona law requiring voters to prove citizenship
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By Pat Cunningham
June 17, 2013 6:15 p.m.



The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit

And guess who wrote the majority opinion in THIS CASE:

In an opinion by conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, a 7-2 Supreme Court held this morning that an Arizona law requiring voting officials to reject voter registration forms that are “not accompanied by concrete evidence of citizenship” conflicts with a federal law requiring states to use a uniform voter registration form for federal elections. Scalia once justified an anti-immigrant opinion with a reference to laws exclusing “freed blacks” from Southern states, and he called the Voting Rights Act a “perpetuation of racial entitlement. So his authorship of this opinion is ...

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