Voter ID Advocates: Laws Fight Perception Of Fraud | Talking Points Memo

America needs voter ID laws not only to combat voter fraud, but also to allay the fear of voters who believe fraud is a problem, members of a panel of conservative activists argued Thursday.The claims were especially notable given that they came from several conservatives prominent in the voter ID movement who have worked to stir up fears of voter fraud. The conservative group Judicial Watch hosted the panel, which featured the Heritage Foundation’s Hans von Spakovsky, Pennsylvania Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, True the Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht and former Justice Department lawyer J. Christian Adams.

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