Republicans claim that the law is necessary to prevent voter fraud. Simpson’s 70-page ruling is expected to be forthcoming. Philly.com quotes the judge as writing, “After hearing and after consideration of the oral and written arguments of counsel, it is ordered and decreed as follows: Petitioners’ Application for Preliminary Injunction is denied.”
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