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ACLU begins voter registration outreach campaign listen

09/15/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida today launched a voter registration outreach campaign targeting people with past felony convictions whose rights have been restored, as well as those who are unsure of their civil rights status.

The campaign comes on the heels of seven years of work educating the public about rights restoration and attempts to get the word out to re-enfranchised voters – a job at which the FRRC says ...

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FRRC fights for ex-felon's voter rights

08/04/08 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Over the weekend, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC), a non-partisan group committed to reforming voting rights for ex-felons, held its statewide annual convention at Stetson University’s College of Law in Tampa. The group is campaigning to make the process for disenfranchised felons to obtain their rights more efficient and effective by pushing for an amendment on the statewide ballot that would automatically restore suffrage.

Florida has recently been one of only three sta...

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