Originally Posted by A.Nonymous
As long as official IDs are given free to everyone who wants one and can prove their identification I have no issues with voter id laws.
But therein lies the problem, official ID's are not free. Even just an ID card, not a drivers license, costs $10 in most states. Requiring someone to have one is the equivilant of a poll tax, i.e., requiring someone to spend money to vote, which is against the Constitution. Voting was intended to be of no direct cost to the voter, this is inherently opposite of that intent.