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Supreme Court allows Florida to restrict voting rights of convicted felons

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The Supreme Court on Thursday said Florida can enforce a law that blocks felons from voting if they have court-related debt.
The decision impacts …

The Supreme Court on Thursday said Florida can enforce a law that blocks felons from voting if they have court-related debt.
The decision impacts nearly a million convicted Florida felons who owe outstanding fines or fees in what’s viewed as a key battleground state for the November presidential election.
The high court’s three liberal justices — Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg — dissented. The decision comes just ahead of the state’s July 20 voter-registration deadline.

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