What We’re Reading: a daily round-up of quick hits, clips, and opinion pieces touching on key issues of democracy, justice, liberty and national security.
Just after signing a law requiring Wisconsin voters show a drivers’ license or other government photo ID in order to vote, Gov. Scott Walker turned around and closed 10 Dept. of Motor Vehicles offices.
Arizona’s Attorney General is investigating that state’s redistricting commission, in what looks like a fight over the commission’s choice in consulting firms.
African American leaders in California are worried about the potential results of redistricting in their state, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
Media Matters reads a Washington Times editorial on TSA passenger screening policies.
The Wisconsin State Journal does a Q & A on reforming the state’s high court.
Rev. Jesse Jackson calls Florida “ground zero for the voter suppression movement.”