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Old 02-03-2018, 09:14 AM
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Hopefully this ruling will have an impact on the rest of the country, from sea to shining sea The Washington Post also has an article:

Florida’s ban on ex-felons voting is unconstitutional and biased, federal judge rules

In a blistering decision that could affect the 2018 midterm elections, a federal judge on Thursday ruled that Florida’s system for barring former felons from voting is unconstitutional and potentially tainted by racial, political or religious bias.

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker criticized the state panel led by Florida’s governor that decides whether to restore voting rights to people who have completed their sentences, saying their process is arbitrary and exceedingly slow.

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