Regarding your Oct. 3 editorial: I am happy to show my ID to vote and do not want my vote canceled out by a vote from someone who is not allowed to vote in North Carolina. We lock our homes and autos even though we may have never been broken into. Why would we not close a situation where anyone can walk to the voting location, state a name and provide a real or fake address then vote?
This situation is ripe for fraud.
What person does not have an ID? Before we answer that question, we need to find a person who has never opened a bank account or applied for food stamps, welfare, Medicaid, Social Security, unemployment, a loan of any kind or a job. Also someone who has never rented anything; purchased a car; got married; purchased a cell phone or cable TV; donated blood; ordered a prescription; purchased certain cold medicines; purchased alcohol, cigarettes or guns; or applied for anything including a hunting/fishing license.
Plus, anyone can obtain a free ID from the DMV at any time. If they only get one ride per year to vote, stop by the DMV on the way.
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