UPDATED: Schmidt will appeal voter citizenship case to SCOTUS


(Updated to include comments from Kobach and the ACLU)

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Tuesday he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the state law requiring proof of citizenship when registering to vote.

A federal appeals court recently found the law was unconstitutional and upheld a lower-court decision blocking enforcement of the statute.

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law heralded by former Secretary of State Kris Kobach disenfranchised 31,000 voters and the district court properly . . .


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