Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states

This March 15, 2016, file photo shows Eric Gandah walking past a NC Voter ID sign as he enters a precinct to cast his ballot in Greensboro, N.C. A federal appeals court on Friday, July, 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote in the presidential battleground state. (H. Scott Hoffmann/News & Record via AP, File)CHICAGO (AP) — Courts dealt setbacks to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.

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