Jeff Sessions and the courts have different opinions on voter ID laws

1/10/2017

"It doesn't appear to me" that voter ID laws discriminate, the Republican Alabama senator said in his confirmation hearing for attorney general Tuesday. ...

The new voter ID laws have been highly controversial.

Over the summer, a federal appeals court struck down North Carolina's law for targeting African Americans "with almost surgical precision."

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has filed a lawsuit over Alabama's law.

And in  Wisconsin, local elections officials have said they believe ID laws contributed to depressed African American turnout for the November presidential election....