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Civil and Human Rights Coalition Denounces Justice Department’s Backtracking on Texas Voter ID Law


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Civil and Human Rights Coalition Denounces Justice Department’s Backtracking on Texas Voter ID Law

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

WASHINGTON - Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced on Monday that it was dropping the government’s claim that a Texas voter ID law under legal challenge is intentionally racially discriminatory:

“The right to vote is the cornerstone of American democracy. When a concerned and active citizenry is unfairly denied the right to vote, it undermines our system of government.

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