Similar language, but different context and intent
Says Bill Clinton signed a law "very similar to," and Barack Obama voted for a law "something like," Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Voters have never had direct choice
Greater Wisconsin Committee
An April 7, 2015 referendum would take "the choice of chief justice" of the Wisconsin Supreme Court "away from the people."
On the books, but held up in court
Wisconsin requires, "by law, a photo ID to vote."
Carefully worded claim is accurate
"Nothing in the Constitution explicitly guarantees our right to vote."
Numbers steady amid conflicts
Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices are "deciding fewer opinions in civil and criminal cases than they used to."
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