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Florida Judge Smacks Down Holder over Non-Citizens Voting

The Department of Justice tried to prevent Florida and its Governor, Rick Scott, from removing non-citizens from its voter rolls, asking for a restraining order and arguing that removing non-citizens would be a violation of the National Voter Registration Act. Today, a U.S. District Judge appointed by former President Bill Clinton denied the Department of Justice's request, according to the Miami Herald. Florida will now be able to rightfully remove non-citizens from its voter rolls.Scott said in a statement that "the court made a common-sense decision consistent with what I’ve been saying all along: that irreparable harm will result if non-citizens are allowed to

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Added: Jun-27-2012 Occurred On: Jun-27-2012
By: marc1921
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Politics
Tags: holder, non-citizens, voting
Location: Florida, United States (load item map)
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