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States Enact Voter Requirements After SCOTUS Decision

Since the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month struck down the portion of the Voting Rights Act that required states with a history of racial discrimination to get federal approval of voting requirements, officials in several southern states have moved quickly to implement state laws requiring voters to present photo ID and making voter registration more difficult, The New York Times reports.

But state voting requirements can still be challenged in court, and a strict photo ID law that's being reinstated in Texas may soon be the subject of a lawsuit.

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