With a state representative in Pennsylvania admitting that voter ID laws “will help Romney win the state of Pennsylvania,” how can courts not strike down the recent surge of voter ID laws as a partisan attempt to discourage low-income and minority voters? Nation contributor Ari Melber joined Nation columnist Melissa Harris-Perry on her show this weekend to discuss how such laws clearly restrict voting rights and how true universal suffrage has been a struggle for the United States since its founding.

—Max Rivlin-Nadler