Florida Secretary of State, a Gubernatorial Appointee, Resisting Restoration of Felon Voting Rights Approved Overwhelmingly by Florida Voters

Florida's Republican SoS is resisting implementation of the restoration of felons voting rights, overwhelmingly approved by voters. And, yeah, this is going to lead to costly litigation for the state, with voters footing the bill https://t.co/1lqPpKQMeX pic.twitter.com/bBi9YvdFfw — Michael McDonald … Continue reading

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“Judge rules Florida’s arbitrary felon voting rights restoration scheme unconstitutional; remedy not immediately ordered”

Release via email: United States District Court Judge Mark E. Walker ruled Florida’s voting rights restoration scheme violates the First Amendment rights of free association and free expression, and the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. The decision, issued … Continue reading

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“Exclusive: Citing registration concerns, attorney warns of false Va. voter fraud prosecutions”

WTOP:  A Virginia commonwealth’s attorney has warned prosecutors statewide Wednesday against prosecuting certain voter registration fraud cases, due to concerns raised by Virginia registrars. In an email obtained by WTOP through a Freedom of Information Act request, Chuck Slemp, commonwealth’s … Continue reading

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“Civil Rights & Criminal Justice Reform Organizations File Amicus Brief in Louisiana Felony Disenfranchisement Case”

Release: Ysterday, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), The Sentencing Project, and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), filed an amicus brief in a Louisiana appellate court in support of plaintiffs-appellants, who are challenging Louisiana’s felony disenfranchisement policy. More … Continue reading

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