Justice Dept. joins fight against Florida election law

The United States Department of Justice is joining the fight against the state of Florida’s voting restrictions Bill S.B. 90.Wednesday, the department filed a petition stating Florida Republicans intentionally targeted Black voters when Gov. Ron. DeSantis signed the bill into law in 2021.The bill restricts the availability of absentee ballot drop boxes, increases regulations for third-party voter registration groups, and bans providing food and water to people standing in line to vote.In the filing it states, “Florida asserted interests in preventing voter fraud and restoring voter confidence.”“We worked really hard on election integrity and election security during the 2020 election

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