Essay about Voter Id Laws : Voter Registration

787 Words Jul 13th, 2015 4 Pages
Voter ID Laws
The voter ID law, even though may appear to be backward in the manner in which some of the implementations occur, it is still a justified approach that is critical in incorporating the desired order in the perspective of the ease of identification. There is a significant prevention that it has on the typical voter fraud. It is also the basis upon which there is the chance for the law to be upheld in light of the identification finesse that comes with it.
From a very young age, I was taught that it was important to have your driver’s license or state issued identification on or carried with you at all times. I’m sure it was for safety issues along with being able to provide instant identification. We need a state issued ID to conduct many day to day activities, like, banking, picking up prescriptions, buying alcohol and cigarettes, applying for a job or unemployment, renting or buying a home or a car, government purposes including applying for a marriage license, food stamps, or social security. Not to mention that you need a drivers license in order to drive a car.
To me it is just common sense to have identification and to actually have it on you at all times. So, I can’t say that I really understand the issue people have with being required to show identification to vote. I think it should be a requirement.
Nowadays we have credit and ID fraud. People have their identity stolen. There is voter fraud. Now, I understand that voter fraud is not rampant and…

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