Republicans can defend voter law

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Republicans could intervene in a legal challenge to a law requiring voter ids at polls.

The North Carolina NAACP sued to prevent the law’s implementation. Attorney General Josh Stein, a Democrat, has been tasked with defending the law. A law that Stein does not agree with.

"North Carolinians deserve to have their laws vigorously defended in court," Republican Senate leader Phil Berger said in a statement, adding that he felt opposition to voter ID from Stein and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper "has resulted in them intentionally sandbagging the defense of a law the majority of North Carolinians support."

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