Ex-Cons In Florida Will Qualify To Vote Next Year

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http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/state/6379430.htm Up to 30,000 Florida felons could have their right to vote restored in time for next year's election under a proposed agreement between the Florida Department of Corrections and civil libertarians, black legislators and several grass-roots organizations, the Miami Herald reports. The agreement comes in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union, lawmakers and other groups alleging that the Corrections Department deprived prisoners on the verge of release by not helping them . . .

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