The group that pushed for the restoration of felon voting rights in Florida has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition led the push in 2018 for Amendment 4, which restored voting rights for most felons who had completed their sentences and paid their dues. Floridians passed the amendment with 64% of the vote, benefitting some 1.4 million people.
“We want to take advantage of this opportunity to really highlight the power of second chances, right?” said Desmond Meade, executive director of the FRRC. “That even though people like me have made mistakes in the past, that
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