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

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

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

State’s high court weighs felons’ voting rights dispute  Daytona Beach News-Journal

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

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

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

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

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

Woman will vote for first time Tuesday after voting rights restored

Uplifting 'Veils' at Restoration Stage honors Black women in mourning  DC Metro Theater Arts

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

Ex-felons vote in Florida after overcoming prison — and the GOP  NBC News

Northam announces he’s restored voting rights to over 22,000 former felons  The Dogwood

Judge Blocks Florida Law Setting Conditions on Restoring Felons’ Voting Rights  The Wall Street Journal

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

Democrats Could Learn a Lot From What Happened In Virginia  The New York Times

Two steps up, one step back on Florida voting rights | Editorial  Tampa Bay Times

Accused murder mastermind Frank LaPena granted pardon  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Ex-felons allowed to vote? Floridians gave the issue national prominence, but it could be in jeopardy  Herald-Mail Media

Rocky Rollout for Florida’s Amendment 4  U.S. News & World Report

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

Judge rules Florida cannot deny felons their voting rights if they're unable to pay financial obligations  Orlando Weekly

Governor's race could decide whether 100K+ Kentuckians regain the right to vote  Courier Journal

Kansas City group looking to restore park named in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Why Elijah Cummings’s fight for voting rights mattered

Bishops welcome restoration of federal funding to faith-based adoption agencies  America Magazine

Kansas City voters reject Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., restore The Paseo as street name  Wichita Eagle

Sen. Brown rallies for database of African American cemeteries, starting with Union Baptist Cemetery  WCPO

Picks Of The Week  Albany Times Union

William Barr is on the right side of history | TheHill  The Hill

Losing their religion: AG Barr should recognize the faith of progressives | TheHill  The Hill

Restoration Stage Marks 15th Season with World Premiere of 'Veils'  The Washington Informer

Shreveport receives $500K for historic church restoration  WBRZ

Civility Is Overrated  The Atlantic

Voting rights debate ramps up in Georgia  Valdosta Daily Times

MAPS 4 project would highlight Oklahoma's civil rights leaders, bring economic growth to NE Oklahoma City

After voters restore The Paseo, Kansas City looks for another way to honor Dr. King  Kansas City Star

Clinton Church restoration turns the page to a new and important chapter |

Florida Supreme Court Seems Comfortable Tying Money To Felon Voting  WMFE

'Story of a family': How developers are restoring an African American home back to life  The Tennessean

'Floating White House' on its way to Maine where it will be restored to its former glory  WGME

Shaw 54th Memorial Restoration Project on the Boston Common

Federal Judge Declares GOP ‘Poll Tax’ Unconstitutional, Says State Can’t Restrict Right to Vote Based on Ability to Pay  Law & Crime

Civil rights restored for thousands of Virginians  CBS19 News

How To Vote For Felons: After Court Says Failure To Pay Is Not A Barrier  WFSU

Renewing Democracy Requires the Creation of an Inclusive Collective  Stanford Social Innovation Review

Florida’s costly folly to prevent ex-felons from voting | Paula Dockery  Sun Sentinel

The Atlantic Politics Daily: America’s Divisions May Get a Whole Lot Worse  The Atlantic

'Floating White House' on its way to Belfast where it will be restored to its former glory  Bangor Daily News

Best and brightest: Spokane-area women, past and present, blaze trails  The Spokesman-Review

Judge Says Florida May Not Deny Felons Right to Vote if "Genuinely Unable" to Pay Obligations

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

Police Officers Accused of Domestic Violence Can Plead Down Charges — and Keep Their Guns  Voice of San Diego

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

Florida preventing ex-felons from voting a costly folly| Paula Dockery  Tallahassee Democrat

Perspective | The Democrats are moving left. Will America follow? 32 perspectives on the party's dramatic turn  Washington Post

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

Voting Rights Restoration

Kentucky Democrats Win as Court Rules 175,000 Names Purged as 'Inactive' Must Be Put Back on Voter Registry  Newsweek

Giuliani Lawyer Advised Company Shut Down Over Fraud Complaints  The Wall Street Journal

Santa Cruz Gives 2019: A Guide to Holiday Giving  Good Times Weekly

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

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

Pete Buttigieg Does Not Want You to Read This Interview  Mediaite

Both sides of nondiscrimination ordinance clarify positions  The Owensboro Times

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

DTE and Consumers Energy are broken and dangerous. Is it time for publicly owned utilities?  Detroit Metro Times

William J. Barber II calls for a moral America  Street Roots News

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

Your daily 6: Impeachment comes to TV, controversial QB with possible comeback and the 'sexiest man alive'

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

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

Civil Rights Advocates Consider Litigation Over Voting Rights Restoration Bills | Daily Business Review

Tuskegee Airman donates plane to National WWII Aviation Museum

Florida Felons Once Denied Rights Begin Registering to Vote  The New York Times

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

God Bless Jane Fonda, Who Could Get Arrested For a Fifth Time This Week  Esquire

Florida Prosecutors Fight GOP Voter Suppression  The Intercept

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

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

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

In federal hearing, judge appears skeptical of Florida's new felon-voting restoration system  Florida Phoenix

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

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

Ask the author: Making the invisible justice visible – “The Enigma of Clarence Thomas”  SCOTUSblog

Florida House passes bill that would require ex-felons pay all fees before exercising voting rights  CNN

Amendment 4: Florida House passes bill requiring ex-felons pay civil judgments before rights restored  Orlando Sentinel

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

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

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

Voting Rights Act

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

The Fight for Voting Rights in Florida Isn’t Over  The New Yorker

Doing more time: Ex-felons face long odds, long wait to restore voting rights  Cronkite News

Politics cloud felon voting rights restoration in Florida  Reuters

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

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

Northam announces voting rights restoration to 10K convicted felons  WHSV

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