Groups ask state high court to strike voter-ID law

Posted: September 1, 2014 at 3:22 a.m.

With the question of the legality of Arkansas' voter-identification requirement pending before the state Supreme Court, college professors, black lawyers and civil-rights groups are asking the high court to strike down the law.

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