Felons voting rights front and center at MLK Day march  WCTV

Parade, other events celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day  WJXT News4JAX

Florida's Supreme Court dashes Democrats' hopes on felon voting rights  Washington Examiner

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan addresses Kashmir crisis for members of Oklahoma “Inns of Court”  City-sentinel

Florida Supreme Court Sides With DeSantis In Felon Voter Rights Case  WUFT

Voting Rights Restoration Gives Felons a Voice in More States  The Pew Charitable Trusts

GOP governor revives long push for restoring voting rights to Iowa felons  The Fulcrum

Hattiesburg to restore another building known for its civil rights roots  Hattiesburg American

Voting rights restoration gives returning felons a voice in more states | Analysis  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

More Than 49000 Parolees Have Had Voting Rights Restored Under Cuomo's Executive Order  Gotham Gazette

MLK Workday, Book Club Debuts, Massive Restoration Underway  1340 WJOL

As Iowa caucuses approach, hundreds of people await decisions on their voting rights  Des Moines Register

State plans renovation of Susan B. Anthony’s childhood home  New York Daily News

Not a Typo: States Made 2019 a Historic Year for Election Reform  The American Prospect

Kim Reynolds promises to review backlog of felon voting rights applications by the Iowa caucuses  Des Moines Register

Supreme Court Says Clemency Fight 'Moot' After Amendment 4  WUSF News

The biggest voting rights win in recent US history – and the Republicans trying to thwart it  The Guardian

Court says clemency fight ‘moot’ after Amendment 4  WJXT News4JAX

Opinion | Joe Biden Argues Age Is Just a Number  The New York Times

Lanane renews effort to amend state's civil rights legislation  The Herald Bulletin

Richmond resident works to restore historic African American cemetery  NBCNews.com

Pence Is Right: Trump Is a Lot Like Andrew Johnson  New York Magazine

Disabled couples navigate red tape on way to altar  Bellefontaine Examiner

Religious wars: With the Christian right on the offensive, activists are fighting back  Salon

US Supreme Court to Review Religious Exemption Appeals in Health Insurance Coverage  pride source.com

Here is this week's community calendar | Lifestyle  The Delaware County Daily Times

Virginia Governor Sets a Trap for Lobby Day, 20 January, 2020  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Civil rights restored to more than 20,000 ex-felons, Northam says  WWBT NBC12 News

Rep. Terri Sewell endorses former VP Joe Biden in 2020 presidential race  AL.com

Nikki Fried calls on Florida's Republican-dominated cabinet to 'do our jobs' and restore felons' civil rights  Orlando Weekly

The Heirs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Edgefieldadvertiser

In 2019, few Florida felons got their voting rights back through clemency board  PolitiFact

'We can’t just sit and watch it crumble.' Legacy church New Bethel CME is a sacred site  Democrat & Chronicle

The strongest case for Joe Biden  The Week

DeVos Announces Proposed Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Education Institutions  All On Georgia

In their footsteps: Cleveland Restoration Society plans civil rights trail with historical markers  freshwatercleveland

Burns Belfry Church Represents Continued Fight for Racial Equality  HottyToddy.com

Civil rights groups sue Florida over 'poll tax' law to restore felon voter rights  NBC News

Monument to late Toledo reverend, civil-rights activist restored  Toledo Blade

In Blue Florida Counties, More Former Felons Are Getting Their Voting Rights Back. Red, Not So Much  Moguldom

The 57 Best Things to Do in Seattle This Week: January 20-26, 2020  TheStranger.com

Cong passes resolution demanding restoration of statehood, early elections in J-K  Outlook India

Kentucky Gives Voting Rights to Some 140,000 Former Felons  The New York Times

MLK Day of Service | Where to volunteer in the Sacramento region  ABC10.com KXTV

Governor Northam announces civil rights restored to over 10,000 Virginians  WTKR News 3

House Passes Voting Rights Bill Despite Near Unanimous Republican Opposition  The New York Times

Landmarks Illinois celebrates restoration of former civil rights leader's home on Martin Luther King Day  PRNewswire

Challenge to Floridas clemency system could be moot  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Voting Rights Restoration  brennancenter.org

Carmichael responds to debate over Fairness Act | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

Why the ACLU Is Suing Florida For Its New Poll Tax  ACLU

Judge temporarily blocks Florida law limiting ex-felons’ voting rights  Vox.com

Restoring felon voting rights a 'mess' in battleground Florida  Reuters

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Proposed Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Education Institutions, Provides Updated School Prayer Guidance  MyChesCo

ACLU of Minnesota sues state to restore voter rights for people with felonies  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Virginia Governor Announces Right to Vote Restored for Over 22k Felons  National Review

Gun rights restored for man involved in 1998 shooting  The Winchester Star

PolitiFact Florida: In 2019, few felons got their voting rights back through clemency board  Tampa Bay Times

Early Gift for 31 Hillsborough Felons Right to Vote Restored  Bay News 9

Florida Prosecutors Fight GOP Voter Suppression  The Intercept

Justices weigh felons' voting rights dispute  WCTV

Louisiana restored voting rights for ex-prisoners. Now it’s under attack.  Vox.com

DeSantis: Non-violent felons should get more than just voting rights restored  Miami Herald

Let the People (of Florida) Vote  The New York Times

Endangered SC civil rights era hotel on Mosquito Beach to be restored  Charleston Post Courier

Tuesday's Election Boosts Voting Rights for People With Past Convictions  The Appeal

Couple to restore Berkshires writing cabin of poet, civil rights activist James Weldon Johnson  The Boston Globe

Fight over Amendment 4, restoring felons’ right to vote, now moves to court  Miami Herald

‘A Proud Day’: Ex-Felons Clear Final Hurdle to Vote  The New York Times

Why the push to restore felon voting rights in Minnesota went from a political issue to a legal one  MinnPost

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Restoring Hawaiian Cultural Rights At…  Honolulu Civil Beat

Judge Temporarily Blocks Florida Law Restricting Voting by Ex-Felons  The New York Times

Floridians Gave Ex-Felons the Right to Vote. Lawmakers Just Put a Big Obstacle in Their Way.  The New York Times

Florida civil rights groups file suit claiming new felons voting law is 'racially discriminatory'  Orlando Weekly

Shelby County v. Holder: the state of voting rights 6 years later  Vox.com

Is it a poll tax if felons have to pay court costs and fees to regain voting rights?  Miami Herald

Editorial: Clemency board should get busy on restoration of ex-felons’ voting rights  Palm Beach Post

Civil rights groups go to court to block implementation of controversial felon voting rights law  Florida Phoenix

Voting Rights Act  brennancenter.org

'This could be their home,' work continues to restore civil rights icon, Rev. Ralph Abernathy's former church  11Alive.com WXIA

A Second Chance in Kentucky  Slate

As singer John Legend watched, felons who served their time get their right to vote restored  Miami Herald

Northam touts record on civil rights restoration for ex-felons, but vastly trails predecessor  The Center Square

Point of View: Change Florida’s clemency rules now  Palm Beach Post

New elections law 'a throwback to Jim Crow-era policies,' say voting rights advocates  Orlando Weekly

Beshear says he will sign order Thursday restoring voting rights of 100,000+ felons  Lexington Herald Leader

Florida's Clemency Process Is Complicated But It Hasn't Always Been  WFSU

If Reynolds really wants to restore felon voting rights, she should sign an executive order  Des Moines Register

Texas' System For Restoring Voting Rights For Ex-Felons Is Akin To A 'Poll Tax,' Study Says  KUT

Miami-Dade County helps poverty-stricken felons with restoration of voting rights  WPLG Local 10

Amendment 4 constitutional? Judge wonders out loud during voting rights hearing  Tampa Bay Times

Florida governor seeks delay in landmark voting rights case  POLITICO

Nikki Fried on felon voting rights restoration: 'We're just not doing it'  Florida Politics

Ex-felons could lose their right to vote in Florida. Here’s why:  Los Angeles Times

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Restores Voting Rights To Felons  WBUR

His gun rights were restored in Virginia after serving a sentence. Now he can't buy a gun in Wisconsin  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

SPLC lawsuit seeks to restore Mississippi citizens' right to vote  Southern Poverty Law Center

Amendment 4 in Florida restored voting rights to felons. Now that's back in doubt.  NBCNews.com

Judge rules Florida felons can still vote despite inability to pay fees and fines  ABA Journal

Most Kentucky felons would have voting rights restored under new bill  Courier Journal