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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 05:39 PM

1. Unfortunately

Florida remains a Republican controlled state and many on the reprehensible right are considering legislative or court actions contrary to the will of a very large majority of the voters.

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Response to J_William_Ryan (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 05:50 PM

2. That ship might have sailed...

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100211639381

Last month, DeSantis, who will be inaugurated Tuesday, said he believes Amendment 4 should not be implemented without input from the state legislature, delaying the fulfillment of the voter-approved measure by at least two months and further disenfranchising returning citizens. But on the eve of Amendment 4’s scheduled implementation, advocates were defiant.

“When [we] walk into the county supervisors offices tomorrow, we’re walking in under the authority of the highest law in the state of Florida, which is our state constitution,” Desmond Meade, president of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC), said on a call with reporters Monday. “We are fully expecting every [county] to follow the law. We’re not expecting anyone to stop us.”


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https://thinkprogress.org/florida-voting-rights-amendment-desantis-d3e4d030bd73/

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 06:13 PM

6. TY for links. This process better not be obstructed.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 05:53 PM

3. This is HUGE

With statewide elections so close a hundred those or so voters can turn this purple state a solid blue

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 05:54 PM

4. Perez is so right. The Republicans NEVER would have done this in a million years.

Republicans usually don't go to prison for the truly slimy crimes they commit, they have expensive lawyers, and know people in power positions in local governments.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 06:10 PM

5. Felon disenfranchisement is just Jim Crow 2.0. It needs to die. nt

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