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Voting: Court Won't Block Texas ID Law Yet

Voters stand in line to cast their primary ballots inside Calvary Baptist Church on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Rosenberg, Texas.  Photo by Erich Schlegel.

The Supreme Court on Friday declined a request from voting rights advocates to stop Texas from enforcing its controversial voter ID law, which is on track to get its first real test-drive in a presidential election.

But in a nod to this reality, the justices acknowledged that they very well may change their minds on the law — which has had a lengthy history in the courts and is scheduled for yet another hearing in May.  Read More.