The Public Eye - Winter 2005 - Vol. 19, No. 3

and the Rightward Turn in Today's Politics
By Dan T. Carter

In the spring of 2005, Georgia's Republican-controlled legislature passed a law requiring all voters to appear at their proper polling place carrying either a Georgia driver's license or an official photo ID issued by the Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles.

How many individuals would be disenfranchised by the new voter ID law?
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Remaking America as a Christian Nation
By Frederick Clarkson

When Roy Moore, the Chief Justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court, installed a two-and-one-half-ton granite monument to the Ten Commandments in the Alabama state courthouse in Montgomery in June of 2001, he knew it was a deeply symbolic act. The monument was installed under cover of night – but Moore had a camera crew from Rev. D. James Kennedy’s Coral Ridge Ministries on hand to record the historic event. Kennedy then sold videos of the installation as a fundraiser for Moore’s legal defense.

They knew he would need it.
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Minutemen Mobilizes Whites Left Behind by Globalization
By Roberto Lovato
Cross the white picket fence of the Minutemen offices in Tombstone, Ariz., and you’re immediately made aware that the Federal Government denied the local media mogul his constitutional right to bear arms. And, the sign on the front door adds, BEWARE of his armed bodyguard who is still exercising his second amendment rights.
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Also in this issue:
Do It Yourself Border Cops
By Devin Burghart
Minutemen are the latest and largest in a string of vigilante efforts to "secure" the border against the entry of undocumented immigrants
Book Review

'It Takes a Family'
By Rick Santorum
Reports in Review

The Waltons and Wal-Mart: Self-Interested Philanthropy
by Betty Feng and Jeff Krehely

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