Points taken, but the Court agreed with me, saying this:

"These methods for remote voting outstrip what Texas law previously permitted in a pre-COVID world," the court said. "The October 1 Proclamation abridges no one's right to vote."

The State (any State) has an obligation to insure that all voters have the same ability to cast their vote, and to cast it successfully.

That's it. They are not required to enact any and all schemes that somebody might come up just because they think it's a good idea, which the Court also alluded to in its ruling. But in this political enviornment, every time somebody (in this case, the very inexperienced Harris County Judge) comes up with an idea that sounds good on paper (hey, let's have lots of drop off boxes) but causes other people to go "hm. lets not" (cost, lack of security, risk of fraud. whatever) the "suppression" whining starts.

Not a single person had any difficulty whatsoever casting their vote in Harris County. So the Constitutional requirement was met.

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/13/923216392/u-s-appeals-court-sides-with-texas-on-one-per-county-ballot-drop-off

Which is all a long winded way of saying "Inconvenience is not suppression. They are two entirely different things."

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