Voter ID laws are said to discriminate against a class of people for whom it is considered a hardship to possess a valid form of personal identification. These people would typically be considered Democratic voters and these laws are therefore considered an attempt by Republicans to suppress them.
It is also easy to conclude that many of these same people are not in possession of medical insurance coverage. I find it ironic that these same people are now expected to have access to an Internet connection and navigate a complicated website that doesn't work. If they don't complete this task, they are in violation of the law and will be punished accordingly. Is it reasonable to expect them to complete the process of purchasing medical insurance through an exceptionally dysfunctional website on an Internet connection they probably don't even have? Yet, it is not reasonable to expect them to own a legitimate form of personal identification.
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