HOUSTON, Tex. (WKOW) -- Voter ID laws passed in several states, including Wisconsin, are hot topics at the annual convention of the NAACP.
The event began Monday in Houston, Texas.
The president of the group, Benjamin Todd Jealous, linked the voter ID fight to the great civil rights battles of the 1960's.
"In 2011 and 2012 we saw more states pass more laws pushing more voters out of a ballot box than in any legislative cycle."
A Dane County judge issued a temporary injunction against Wisconsin's voter ID law to the Milwaukee chapter of the NAACP.
In Washington D.C. this week, a federal court is examining whether Texas' voter ID law violates the Federal Voting Rights Act.
Supporters of voter ID laws say they prevent voter fraud.
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