Senator Chesterfield: “I Do Not Have a Constitutional Right To Buy Alcohol”

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Last week, the Arkansas Senate passed a voter ID bill for the first time in history (it was considered before the House State Agencies Committee yesterday but has been tabled until a fiscal impact study can be done). During the Senate debate, Senator Linda Chesterfield (D-Little Rock) took to the well to express her displeasure with the proposal. She said two things that were of particular interest. First of all, Chesterfield said that “voter ID is a poll tax.” This is no real surprise -- … [Read more...]