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SeniorLAW Center and AARP filed an amicus brief in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Voter ID litigation on August 30th, 2012, on behalf of ten national, statewide and local aging organizations, underscoring the impact of the Voter ID law on the rights of older Pennsylvanians to vote

Monday, September 10th, 2012
As Appellant Bea Bookler testified in the Commonwealth Court hearing below about complying with Act 18's photo ID requirements, for many seniors, "It's too hard."  The Commonwealth Court essentially agreed, recognizing that "the elderly and infirm who have difficulty traveling" face a "heavier burden" to comply with Act 18.  The result of Act 18 is that for most elderly voters without pho… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Larry Felzer throws out first pitch celebrating the 10th annual Gay Community Night with the Phillies

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
SeniorLAW Center’s Director of Development and Finance Larry Felzer threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Philadelphia Phillies game on August 28, 2012. Larry had the honor of doing this as the main organizer of Gay Community Night at the Phillies. This event celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012 and has attracted between 500-1200 LGBT individuals and their friends and family every yea… click for more

PennDOT Issuing Free Department of State Voter ID Cards at Driver Licensing Centers

Monday, August 27th, 2012
Aug. 27, 2012 New ID is a Safety Net for Residents who cannot obtain other types of Photo Identification Harrisburg Since the Pennsylvania Voter ID law was enacted in March, PennDOT has been working closely with the Department of State to ensure that every voter has the opportunity to obtain photo identification. Starting today in Pittsburgh and statewide on Aug. 28, voters who lack verifica… click for more

Supreme Court grants expedited consideration of Photo ID appeal

Friday, August 24th, 2012
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has granted Petitioners' request for expedited consideration of their appeal in the Photo ID litigation.  CLICK HERE for more information. … click for more

Voter ID Cards

Friday, August 24th, 2012
Beginning August 27th, 2012 – PA voters who do not have the required documentation to vote can apply at the DMV for a Department of Justice “voter id only” card.  This is mainly for those who were born outside of PA and have no birth certificate documentation.   For Pennsylvania-born voters, PennDOT will still use the process of confirming birth records electronically with the Pennsylv… click for more

Angry about voter ID? Do something!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
August 21, 2012 By Annette John-Hall, Inquirer Columnist CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE… click for more

SeniorLAW in USA Today

Monday, August 20th, 2012
People frustrated by demands of voter ID By Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY Click Here to read the article.… click for more

Court votes yes on voter-ID law

Friday, August 17th, 2012
August 17, 2012 Philadelphia Daily News Editorial Page CLICK HERE… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and partners in the nonpartisan PA Voter ID Coalition express concerns and resolve to educate and assist voters

Thursday, August 16th, 2012
Praise and brickbats for voter-ID ruling By Bob Warner Inquirer Staff Writer Click HERE to read the Inquirer Article… click for more

Judge Rejects Preliminary Injunction Against PA Voter ID Law: SeniorLAW Center and Voter ID Coalition to Continue Efforts to Educate and Assist Voters

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
The 145-member PA Voter ID Coalition today vowed to keep up its aggressive fight to make sure that all of Pennsylvania’s 8.2 million voters are prepared to vote on November 6 by having a photo ID that will be accepted at the polls. Read more about it HERE … click for more
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