The Republican-dominated Pennsylvania State legislature passed a Voter ID bill which is targeted to increase the difficulty to vote for over 750,000 Pennsylvanians, mostly poor and elederly.
Its justification was that it would stop rampant voter fraud. Yet, when the case went to court, its backers admitted that there has not been any documented case of voter fraud in Pennsylvania in recent memory.
It reminds me of a quotation that described the loss of freedoms during the rise of the Third Reich in Gemany. The quotation is attributed to German pastor Martin Niemöller.
This piece has been modified to reflect the current political climate.