Court Says Florida Felons Must Pay Fines Before Voting

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“This is a deeply disappointing decision,” said Paul Smith of the Campaign Legal Center, which challenged the rule. “Nobody should ever be denied their constitutional rights because they can’t afford to pay fines and fees.” The groups that filed suit may still appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court has declined to overturn a lower-court decision that against felons seeking to register.

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