Originally Posted by A.Nonymous
But they are free in current states. So I'm confused. Yes, you're going to pay to get a copy of a your birth certificate or social security card. That's the same everywhere. You're not going to pay for the actual voter ID. That's already the same everywhere. I'm not seeing the difference here other than this is the feds doing it instead of the states.
So the ID is not free when one has to spend to directly or indirectly obtain said ID.
This issue is better handled at the national level in a nonpartisan manner, as this is a national activity. The state level has demonstrated it is not handled in a nonpartisan manner.