DOJ contradicts federal law with lawsuit against Arizona citizenship voter law
From Just the News:
The Department of Justice is planning to sue Arizona over its law requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship, contrary to federal law.
According to the DOJ, the Arizona law violates the NVRA because the federal law “requires Arizona to ‘accept and use’ the Federal Form, a voter registration form prescribed by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission pursuant to federal law, to register qualified voters for all elections for federal office.”
Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch, told Fox News on Wednesday that the federal law regarding citizens voting “practically speaking, can be ignored” because “you don’t have to prove your citizenship in any reasonable way.” He added that Arizona is trying to change that in the state and that the federal government could close that loophole by changing its voter registration form.
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