Star Tribune. February 20, 2012.
The issue strikes deep emotions among black voters, according to Moran and Nick Muhammad, an organizer for Neighborhoods Organizing for Change. "What I see in this voter ID bill is nothing more than a 21st-century Jim Crow legislation," said Moran, one of four black members of the Legislature.
"We paid a dear price to get the right to vote,'' said Muhammad. "I don't see any excuse ... to blatantly target people who fought so hard to become a part of this society."