Editorial: DeSantis & Co. don't want ex-prisoners to vote. Do an end run around them, Floridians

Looks like it’s up to the majority of Florida voters to help ex-felons — “returning citizens” — cast a ballot in November. The state’s Republican leaders have long made clear that it’s better for the GOP if ex-felons are denied that chance.Unfortunately, on Friday, after several challenges to, and defenses of, Amendment 4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed that stance of disenfranchisement. It overturned a lower court’s ruling that Floridians with felony convictions do not have to pay off all court fees and fines before voting. This means that the majority of formerly imp…

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