Lawsuits over Kansas voter registration law remain on track
May 5, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Legal challenges to a Kansas law requiring documentary proof of citizenship remain on track for trial after rulings Thursday in two separate federal cases.
U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson issued decisions that keep both cases alive in the courts.
The judge denied a motion for partial summary judgment sought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of the League of Women Voters and voters. Robinson rejected the claim that the proof of citizenship law discriminates against people born outside Kansas.
But the key argument in the ACLU lawsuit is that the Kansas...