Florida Restores Voting Rights for Convicted Felons

The Democratic blue wave did not totally take over Washington, D.C. in the midterm elections like many liberals and progressives had hoped.

But a small ripple in Florida might have the biggest impact on the “Sunshine State” going forward.

The state of Florida voted to restore voting rights for felons, overturning a law that many African-Americans have long believed existed to strip rights away from African-Americans, a group disproportionately imprisoned and often disenfranchised at the voting booth.

Read the full article here: http://www.regalmag.com/florida-restores-voting-rights-for-convicted-felons-a-2041.html