Florida lawmakers approve rolling back voting rights for people with felony convictions

Think Progress

“We’re concerned that this could undermine the biggest expansion of voting rights in decades,” Corey Goldstone, media strategist for the Campaign Legal Center, told ThinkProgress.” The new requirements “will have a disparate impact on a group that is disproportionately minority and may lack employment or large incomes, because it ties the criminal justice system and voting rights system to your bank account,” Goldstone said.

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