Opponents of the law have called it a 21st century poll tax, since it requires people to purchase photo ID cards, and have argued that the law places an unconstitutional burden on minority, immigrant and elderly voters. Proponents say it prevents illegal immigrants from casting ballots. Last year, the US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [JURIST report] that Arizona could enforce the law at the polls for the November elections, reversing a Ninth Circuit decision rendered earlier that month. AP has more.
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