Republicans Were Trying To Thwart Voters On The FL Felon Voting Rights

Florida Phoenix

The Republican Legislature then stepped in and passed a law saying felons can only get the right to vote after they pay all fines, fees and restitution to victims. That provision has spurred five separate lawsuits... The ACLU is among several groups and individuals suing over the new law. The Campaign Legal Center, the Southern Poverty Law Center and attorney Michael Steinberg have also filed lawsuits over the measure.  And the Brennan Center of Justice and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund are included in the same lawsuit with the ACLU of Florida.

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