Monday, August 29, 2016

Amid Voter ID Battles, Here Are 7 Things the Government Requires IDs For

The Daily Signal
Aug. 29, 2016
Liberals in Washington and elsewhere say requiring voters to present photo identification is wrong. This morning, Fred Lucas presents seven other things for which the government mandates an ID. The candidates for president promise to spend more on roads and bridges. Josh Siegel reports on how that appeals to congressional Republicans. Could some House conservatives ditch the biggest GOP caucus? Philip Wegmann has that story. Plus: Bruce Klingner on what the world should do about North Korean missiles, and Christina Villegas on the constitutional compatibility of feminism.
News

Amid Voter ID Battles, Here Are 7 Things the Government Requires IDs For


Proponents of voter ID have argued that retailers require ID to buy liquor, M-rated video games, prescriptions, or even nail polish.
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How Republicans in Congress Would Respond to Big-Spending Infrastructure Push


Even if the Republican-controlled House doesn't view infrastructure as a top of the agenda issue, observers and lawmakers say the presidential candidates' proposals have generated an important discussion on the federal government's role in transportation spending.
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Commentary

North Korean Sub-Launched Missiles Threaten US Allies


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is pushing forward rapidly on both nuclear and missile fronts.
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House Freedom Caucus Flirts With Republican Study Committee Exodus


Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., tells The Daily Signal that as many as 20 members could allow their Republican Study Committee memberships to lapse.
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Commentary

It's Telling the Left Targets Only This State Law on Public Restrooms


Statutes in Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin are very similar to North Carolina's controversial bathroom law.
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Commentary

True Feminism and the Constitution Have Always Been Compatible


The Constitution and the principles of the Declaration of Independence in which it is rooted were always compatible with women's equal political and legal rights.
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