THE VICE PRESIDENT: Before I begin today, let me say to the families of the innocents who were murdered 33 days ago, our heart goes out to you. And you show incredible courage -- incredible courage -- being here. And the President and I are going to do everything in our power to honor the memory of your children and your wives with the work we take up here today.
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(Harrisburg, PA) – NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous addressed reporters outside the Harrisburg, PA courthouse on Tuesday as Judge Robert Simpson heard arguments about the state’s voter photo ID law.
“We are cautiously optimistic that the court will file an injunction against the voter photo ID law,” stated NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous. “Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation said that processing even a small percentage of the voters who need ID would overwhelm their system. In Georgia, voter ID took years to implement.