I found Ned Barnett’s Jan. 31 column “Voter ID narrows the right to vote” on the voter ID requirement interesting.
He stated, and I agree, that the “right to vote is not something you obtain after showing proper ID or something you lose if you can’t. ... It is given to you by the United States Constitution.” Absolutely correct, although the rights we enjoy are not “given” but are acknowledged by the Constitution as the “natural rights” of all humans.
I do have to ask, though, how come the same rules don’t apply to the constitutional rights outlined in the Second Amendment? I tend to think Barnett would disagree if I applied his same logic to all other items in the Constitution.