Sarah Silverman's New Target: Voter ID Laws

Video lampoons push to keep minorities, students from voting
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2012 9:15 AM CDT

Sarah Silverman wants you to get a gun permit, because unlike a student ID, it'll give you the right to vote. In 2008, the comedian advocated "the Great Schlep" down to Florida to encourage grandparents to back Barack Obama; now she's illuminating new voter ID laws that one Republican state lawmaker said would "allow Gov. Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania." Silverman talks to veterans and the elderly—including her own "nana"—about the rules, dropping plenty of F-bombs along the way, Adweek reports. (Read more Sarah Silverman stories.)

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