Some 23 states have or are considering laws to mandate voter IDs, toughen voting restrictions, or cull noncitizens from voter rolls. According to a new study, the laws could deter many eligible Hispanic voters.
A 471-page report was released following a 19-month review by the U.S. Justice Department's inspector general into 'Operation Fast and Furious,' which allowed about 2,000 potentially illegal firearms to cross the border into Mexico.
In case after case, federal judges are siding with the Department of Justice’s claims that tougher state voting rules discriminate against the poor and minorities. But states vow to appeal to the Supreme Court, which has viewed voter ID laws favorably.
Investigators are still searching for a motive in the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin earlier this week. A spokesperson for Milwaukee's Sikh community said they 'are overwhelmed by the response' by mourners from around the country.