Will Voter ID Law Disenfranchise Voters?

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On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an Indiana law that requires voters to show government-issued photo identification before casting a ballot.

Will the law prevent fraud, or does it unfairly target poor voters?

For more, Farai Chideya talks with Sherrilyn Ifill — a civil rights lawyer and professor at the University of Maryland School of Law — and Ron Christie, vice president of the lobbying firm, DC Navigators.

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