By Khorri Atkinson (June 23, 2022, 10:42 a.m. EDT) — The United States Supreme Court ruled Thursday that two leaders of the GOP-controlled North Carolina General Assembly are eligible to join the Democratic Attorney General of their state to defend a controversial Voter Identity Act amid fears that Tarheel State’s chief legal officer will not vigorously defend the measure in court.
In an 8-1 ruling written by Judge Neil Gorsuch, the majority overturned a Fourth Circuit order barring North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate Pro Tempore Speaker Phil Berger from intervening to defend the demands identification with photo of SB 824, whose constitutionality is challenged by the right to vote…
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