More on those bad bills in Texas

*Austin American Statesman*

COMMENTARY: JOHN KELSO

Along with driver’s license, voters should have to show ‘right stuff’

Friday, April 27, 2007

One good thing about Rep. Betty Brown’s bill on the kind of ID voters should be required to bring to the polls with them?

Since her provision would cut down on voter turnout, it would free up parking at the polls.

Then again, so would a chicken flu epidemic.

Brown’s bill, which passed the House this week with all Democrats voting against it, would make it harder for people to vote.

Why?

Because it would make voters show a voter registration card and a driver’s license, or two other types of ID, such as your concealed weapons permit and your sex change papers.

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