PA Voter ID Law Put on Hold

October 2, 2012
Today, a Pennsylvania judge halted the implementation of Pennsylvania's voter identification law, allowing voters to cast their ballots without IDs on November 6. Rabbi David Saperstein issued a statement welcoming this decision. He emphasized: "There are few more vital responsibilities than choosing our communal leaders, and no citizen should be denied the right to exercise that responsibility." While the Reform Movement welcomes this decision and the preservation of the right of Pennsylvania voters to cast their ballot with or without ID, the law has not been overturned definitively. We look forward to the reconsideration of the law after November and to the opportunity for Pennsylvanians to freely express their voting rights on Election Day.
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