Leading up to the most recent Presidential election, much had been made about the issues with voter ID bills and certain requirements for people to vote in certain areas. As America becomes more and more concerned with issues of immigration reform, gun control, same sex marriage and other “minority” issues many think bills for things like voter ID are being implemented to keep a younger generation [and often underrepresented demographic] from swaying America from it’s traditional [and sometimes conservative] viewpoints. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, joins John Fugelsang to talk about the voter ID issue of North Carolina.
Current TV’s John Fugelsang talks with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, about voting bills in the North Carolina state legislature which would require a state-issued ID card at the polls and penalize parents of students who vote in the district where they go to college. The latter proposal, if implemented nationwide, could “shift the landscape of college town voting all across the nation,” according to one of the bill’s proponents, the Voter Integrity Project. – Current