The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, also known as ACORN, is under investigation by the FBI and nearly a dozen states for allegations of submitting false voter registration forms.
ACORN is a leading U.S. grassroots community organization of low-and moderate-income people.
David Hansen, president of the Buckeye Institute, a conservative think tank in Columbus, Ohio, discusses the matter.
The Buckeye Institute filed the lawsuit on behalf of two women alleging that ACORN's actions deprive them of the right to participate in an honest and effective elections process. They allege fraudulent voter registrations submitted by ACORN dilute the votes of legally registered voters.
The suit seeks ACORN's dissolution as a legal entity, the revocation of any licenses in Ohio, and an injunction against fraudulent voter registration and other illegal activities.