As the state fails to act, a federal judge promises relief for felons unable to vote because of court debt

Florida Phoenix

Danielle Lang, representing the Campaign Legal Center, said whether the 2019 law constituted a “poll tax,” which is prohibited by the 24th Amendment, was “at the heart of this case.” "The evidence shows what we have seen throughout every stage of these proceedings, which is that LFOs [legal financial obligations] are taxes. They go to fund the government,” she said.

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