Video: Former inmate sues Florida over bill narrowing voting rights amendment
Danielle Lang, who is representing Raysor and is co-director of the Campaign Legal Center's voting rights and redistricting program, said the law violates the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause as well as the 24th Amendment, which prohibits poll taxes. "The argument is actually pretty straightforward, and it's taught in 7th grade civics," Lang added. "We can't have a poll tax." Sen. Elizabeth Warren called the bill "Jim-Crow Era nonsense" when it was signed into law Friday. Sen. Bernie Sanders has also called the measure "racist and unconstitutional."
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