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Arizona and Kansas sue over voter registration law

Arizona and Kansas are suing the Obama Administration to force prospective voters to show proof of citizenship before voting, following a Supreme Court decision striking down an Arizona law that required it.

Reuters reports:

The lawsuit brought by the two Republican-led states accuses an agency of President Barack Obama's Democratic administration of preventing them from enforcing state laws that require proof of citizenship as a way to prevent illegal immigrants from voting.

The suit, part of an on-going battle over voter registration laws being waged nationwide, demands that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission modify federal voter registration forms to allow states to require proof of citizenship.

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