Texas Voter ID Law Trial Begins in Corpus Christi

The three-year-old Texas voter ID law heads to federal court on Tuesday in Corpus Christi, where a judge will determine whether the state's measure requiring voters to present photo identification at polling places is unfair to minority voters.

Conservatives backed the 2011 law, claiming it was the best way to combat voter fraud. Proponents of the law say that even if a voter doesn't have an ID, it is not something that hard to get.

“Most every Texan already has a valid ID, but if they don’t they can get one for free," said Lauren Bean, spokeswoman ...

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