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Voting and Elections Rights

In the upcoming November election, Floridians will have the opportunity to vote on proposed Amendment 4—a grassroots, citizen-created amendment—which, if approved, will restore voting eligibility to people with prior felony convictions once they have fully completed all portions of their court imposed sentence. The Amendment

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Guest Post by David Meyerson, @dbmeyerson, a Software Engineer at Microsoft and co-teacher of computer science in Boston Public Schools.   Personal data from 87 million Facebook users in the U.S. was used without those users’ consent to help political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica campaign for President

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Pennsylvania’s current congressional map was found unconstitutional by its state supreme court on January 22, and the Republican-led legislature’s subsequent failures to secure a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court or settle on a new map with Gov. Tom Wolf could strike a decisive blow

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In Florida, the end of your incarceration can be the beginning of a life-long sentence. That’s because Florida is one of four states that does not automatically restore civil rights (most prominently, voting rights) to people who were convicted of felonies but have fulfilled every

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