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Joining -- now the man leaving very taxes fight against the Obama Justice Department Texas attorney general Greg Abbott.
Also -- -- Kansas secretary of state Chris go back Kansas is one of the fifteen states in the country.
Of that has laws requiring a photo IDs before voting.
Good to have you gentlemen with us let's turn to you -- mr.
You're the second state that the Obama administration's gonna after on this.
South Carolina being the previous where do you stand.
How how do you resist.
Well -- that this is they wore on Texas it was just a couple of years ago that the United States Department of Justice was fighting to ensure.
That voter ID laws could be fully implemented.
In a brief that the United States Department of Justice filed in the Indiana case and approve this is a war on Texas.
Voter ID laws have been upheld as constitutional by the United States Supreme Court all taxes are seeking to do.
Is to have a law similar to the law that Indiana has other Kansas has that so many other states has.
You know that Franken live this is kind of amazing because this is one area in which there is bipartisan support more than 70% of the people is that a -- agree that when you go vote.
You should show a photo ID we know it's legal we know the people want it the only person who's against it is the Obama administration.
The left is going crazy here -- back.
-- you know across the nation fifteen states including your own state of Kansas is the attorney general just mention.
There are holding these.
Photo voter ID laws.
-- -- just under four years ago by the Supreme Court.
What is the the theory here that the that the Justice Department is about -- -- I would consider a bogus theory that somehow the burden of reaching into your wallet and pulling out a photo ID hits Hispanic voters harder than it -- non Hispanic voters and they have virtually no evidence indeed the evidence that they have is really flimsy it's shot through with -- To suggest that somehow Hispanic voters are gonna have a harder time doing that and they're ignoring.
The empirical data that we have in states like Kansas and states like Georgia that -- doing this.
Where it's proving that there is no discriminatory impact indeed.
The burden is so insignificant we've already had ten local elections under our photo ID law.
And less than 110 of 1% of voters so less than one -- thousand voters.
Has failed to show up with a photo ID at the polls the idea that it thousands or hundreds of thousands of Americans are running around photo ID without photo IDs as the Obama Justice Department claims.
Is simply not borne out by the facts it is part of daily life in America.
He did is.
-- general Robert -- fiction is -- -- suggests.
What in the world is what is the motivation.
On the part of the Obama Justice Department.
-- all the -- can figure out is this a game of politics because when you think about the fact the US Supreme Court has already said these are legal.
When you consider to expand upon the comments just made.
We've actually seen -- states like Indiana and Georgia.
Voter participation actually increase after these laws are implemented.
And when you consider in this that a taxes that under the Texas law.
Texas -- give photo IDs out free to anyone who doesn't have a photo ID.
We it shows that anyone can get one and this is gonna be very easy to comply with.
You have to think they're the only reason why the Obama administration is doing this is one to continuous war on taxes to to.
Antagonize us during the political.