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    Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    The Republican Party's war on voters took a hit today. Their attempts to suppress votes among demographic groups who tend to not vote Republican are many and various. This particular one is targeted against convicted felons who have served their jail time but still owe court fees and such.

    Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    A federal appellate court ruled that Florida can’t restrict the voting rights of felons solely for being unable to pay outstanding financial obligations, in a closely watched case unfolding weeks before the state’s presidential primary.

    In a unanimous decision by a three-judge panel Wednesday, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a district court judge’s preliminary injunction of a Florida law enacted last year after voters approved a 2018 constitutional amendment that restored voting rights to an estimated 1.4 million people to the rolls.
    What kind of party is afraid of voters...?
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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    The Democratic Party is openly pro-criminal.
    How do you like being under government ordered house arrest for the crime of existing?

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    Great ruling. Once a person has paid their debt to society by serving their time in jail or prison, their full rights should be restored.
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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    The Democratic Party is openly pro-criminal.
    And the GOP is openly pro-voter suppression. Jim Crow has nothing on them.
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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Great ruling. Once a person has paid their debt to society by serving their time in jail or prison, their full rights should be restored.
    It will get appealed to the Supreme court and won't effect Novembers vote of course.
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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    The democratic party will jumping for joy! They need all the votes they can muster!

    Dead people, Vote early and often, Illegal aliens, Now felons, and don't forget busing
    elderly folks from the care centers to vote for Mini Mike!

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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense 1 View Post
    The democratic party will jumping for joy! They need all the votes they can muster!

    Dead people, Vote early and often, Illegal aliens, Now felons, and don't forget busing
    elderly folks from the care centers to vote for Mini Mike!

    Politics!
    Yeah, democracy sucks.

    Not even Bush's voter fraud commission could come up with the goods, but it doesn't stop you guys from pushing this BS.

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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    It will get appealed to the Supreme court and won't effect Novembers vote of course.
    If that happens, the ruling in effect now will be the one that the November balloting occurs under. In other words, the former convicted people who have served their time will be able to vote.
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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    The Democratic Party is openly pro-criminal.
    The Republican Party is only anti-democracy. Republicans always want to suppress voters. Democrats always want to end voter suppression. That is what their name means, democracy. As in one of the main beliefs America was founded on.

    After a felon has served his or her sentence, there is no reason he or she should be banned from voting. The sentence is done, justice served.
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    Re: Court Blocks Florida Restrictions on Felons’ Voting Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense 1 View Post
    The democratic party will jumping for joy! They need all the votes they can muster!

    Dead people, Vote early and often, Illegal aliens, Now felons, and don't forget busing
    elderly folks from the care centers to vote for Mini Mike!

    Politics!
    I guess that would be your initial attitude when you represent a party like the Republicans who know they are a minority and manipulating elections is the only way they can win.
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