Virginian-Pilot
Redistricting reform, civil rights restoration among 20-plus constitutional amendments killed by General Assembly ...Virginian-PilotAmong the block of proposals passed by: five civil rights restoration amendments and five nonpartisan redistricting amendments. Redistricting advocates thought they may have some luck with an amendment proposed by Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, ...and more »

WFSU
Voting Rights Activists Push For Civil Rights Restoration | WFSUWFSUWith the primary election fast approaching voting rights activists are raising awareness about men and women who won't be able to participate. They're.and more »

Fisher v. KealohaThe RecorderFirst, he contends that, as a matter of statutory construction, section 922(g)(9) applies only in states where each of the mechanisms listed in section 921(a)(33)(B)(ii) (expungement, set-aside, pardon, and civil rights restoration) are available to ...

JD Supra (press release)
Medical Residents and Title IX - What Teaching Hospitals Need to KnowJD Supra (press release)In 1987, Title IX was amended by the Civil Rights Restoration Act, which provided a clear definition of education program or activity as "all of the operations" of certain kinds of entities, "any part of which" receives federal funding. The amendment ...

TB Reporter (press release) (registration) (blog)
Shaw Co-Hosts Rights Restoration ClinicTB Reporter (press release) (registration) (blog)... committed to educating the public about Florida's civil rights ban, and assisting the over 1 million disfranchised Floridians in applying to regain their civil rights as well as understanding the policies and procedures of Florida's civil rights ...

WFSU
Bipartisan Effort To Help Restore Ex-Felons' Rights Faster Could Be In The Works For 2018WFSUVoting Rights Activists Push For Civil Rights Restoration. By Nick Evans • Aug 1, 2016. Rev. Gregory James speaking at the election supervisor's office. Nick Evans. With the primary election fast approaching voting rights activists are raising ...

Guest Column: Scott has nearly ended restoration of voting rights of ex-felonsFlorida Times-UnionAs a result, civil rights restoration no longer was the threshold test for such licenses; instead the determining factor was the nature of the offense(s), which advanced public safety interests. The bill also helped dispel another popular albeit ...

Naples Daily News
Florida needs to restore ex-felon voting rightsNaples Daily NewsJeb Bush's Ex-Offender Task Force and supported by Bondi ending the practice of linking ex-felon eligibility for state occupational and professional licenses with civil rights restoration. It addressed licensing authorities, not the clemency process ...

Politico
Reagan veto overridden, March 22, 1988PoliticoOn this day in 1988, the House, following the Senate's lead, overrode President Ronald Reagan's veto of the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987. The legislation was grounded in Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination on ...

The Hechinger Report
Some religious colleges forgo federal funding, staying free of civil ...The Hechinger ReportGrove City College, which sued the federal government for linking accepting federal financial aid with following anti-discrimination rules. In the storm over how ...and more »

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