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        FRONTLINE | Court Finds North Carolina Voter ID Law Targeted Black Voters

        Learn about a federal appeals court panel’s decision to overturn what’s considered the broadest piece of restrictive voting legislation passed in recent years, in this 2016 article from FRONTLINE. North Carolina’s voter ID Law included restrictions that required a state-issued photo ID, cut early voting days, and banned same-day voter registration, among other restrictions. The court found the law not only had a discriminatory effect but targeted African Americans with almost “surgical precision.”
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