Suit on ex-offender voting filed in NC

Suit on ex-offender voting filed in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina law that prohibits convicted felons from voting until their full sentence is completed — not just their prison time — is being challenged in court with arguments that were successfully used in recent election-related litigation.

Suit on ex-offender voting filed in NC

FLORIDA: Judge Temporarily Blocks Law Limiting Voting Rights

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against SB 7066, a new state law that requires the payment of all court-ordered restitution, fines and fees before people with felony convictions are allowed to vote. Civil rights lawyers filed suit against the state on...