Is There a War on Voting Rights?

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Is There a War on Voting Rights?Democrats and Republicans know that every vote counts, especially in a divided nation.  All over the country, Republicans in state capitols are passing laws to limit what they call rampant voter fraud. Democrats say the GOP has declared war on the rights of voters who want to re-elect Barack Obama. We hear about a dispute that's fundamental to American democracy.

Credits

Guests:
Ari Berman - senior reporter for Mother Jones, author of “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America” - @AriBerman, Kris Kobach - Kansas Secretary of State - @kansassos, Rick Hasen - professor of Law at UC Irvine, author of “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy” - @rickhasen, Patrick Marley - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - @patrickdmarley

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner