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Reader's views: Voter ID foes seem to support background checks

This is in response to Steve Lindstrom's editorial cartoon of April 21, which depicted a man asking, "Why do the same people who wanted to mandate government-issued IDs to every voter get outraged over a simple background check on a gun purchase?...

This is in response to Steve Lindstrom's editorial cartoon of April 21, which depicted a man asking, "Why do the same people who wanted to mandate government-issued IDs to every voter get outraged over a simple background check on a gun purchase?"

I ask a return question: Why do the same people who want to mandate a simple background check on a gun purchase get outraged about a government-

issued identification to vote?

Gerald Beauchamp

Superior

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