WHAT OTHERS SAY: Separate but not quite equal voting act awful idea

Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 5:39 p.m. CDT; updated 6:03 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 17, 2013

The latest assault on Americans’ right to vote is coming from the states of Kansas and Arizona. Republican officials in both states have decided to ignore a key party principle — fiscal prudence — to create separate registration systems for state and federal elections.