Cleveland Restoration Society Seeking Input on Future Civil Rights Trail in Cleveland  Cleveland Scene

DeSantis presses case on ex-felons’ voting rights  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Restoring the Voting Rights Act in Congressman John Lewis' Memory  Southern Poverty Law Center

Primary 2020: Meet the candidates running for State House District 31  Daily Commercial

Iowa governor signs order restoring felon voting rights  ABC News

Ky. Secretary of State Office confirms Smith's civil rights restoration after he responds to Times-Tribune article  Times Tribune of Corbin

36 Former DOJ Civil Rights Attorneys Urge Court to Scrap Florida's 'Pay-to-Vote' System | National Law Journal

Will Mitch McConnell continue to block restoration of the Voting Rights Act?  Facing South

Sister Act: Presidential hopeful relies on sister to help execute ‘Operation Restoration'  WLOX

Advocates Call on Congress to Fund Elections Immediately

Board reviews plans for center to honor local civil rights icon

Florida's League of Women Voters Working on Ex-Felons' Voting  Bay News 9

Senators just introduced a bill to restore the Voting Rights Act. It's named after John Lewis.  Mother Jones

Senate should pass bill restoring Voting Rights Act to honor John Lewis, Rep. Clyburn says  Fox News

Florida Presses Case On Felons' Voting Rights  WUSF News

LeBron James’ More Than A Vote Group Raising $100,000 For Florida Rights Restoration Coalition To Pay Fines, Fees To Allow People To Register To Vote  CBS Los Angeles

Polk files lawsuit challenging commission candidate's eligibility - News  News Chief

Looking For The Places That Mark Northeast Ohio's Civil Rights Trail  ideastream

Housatonic Heritage receives National Park Service history grant for Clinton Church Restoration project

Civil rights groups sue Detroit over water shutoffs  Michigan Radio

YOU ASKED: How was Tom O'Dell Smith able to run for office after previous felony extortion charges?  Times Tribune of Corbin

New exhibits coming to 16th Street Baptist Church, plus update on the Civil Rights National Monument  Bham Now

Candidate for Polk County Commission may be disqualified  The Florida Times-Union

LeBron James Launches Fund To Help Restore Voting Rights For Former Felons In Florida  Because of Them We Can

Supreme Court leaves in place Florida 'pay-to-vote' law aimed at felons  CNBC

Pressure rising on Iowa governor to restore felons' voting rights  The Fulcrum

Sharpton remembers Lewis, calls for voting rights restoration  Yahoo News

D.C. on the brink of allowing inmates to vote from prison  The Washington Post

A poll tax by any other name  Facing South

Plain Talk: Let's restore 'Forward' and Heg statues — with a new one honoring Vel Phillips

Public Comments Being Heard On Southwest Trail Linking Little Rock And Hot Springs  KUAR

As November Looms, So Does the Most Litigious Election Ever  The New York Times

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

A new website allows 152,000 Kentucky felons to see if their voting rights were restored  Courier Journal

HHS Finalizes Rule on Section 1557 Protecting Civil Rights in Healthcare, Restoring the Rule of Law, and Relieving Americans of Billions in Excessive Costs  MyChesCo

NAACP leader decries DeSantis voting rights stands  South Florida Sun Sentinel

Federal Trial Set To Begin Over Florida Felon Voting Rights Law  NPR

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

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition group advocates for clemency reform at Capitol  WTXL ABC 27

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

Architects sought to restore historic civil rights-era Pine Tree Hotel on Mosquito Beach  Charleston Post Courier

House passes voting rights bill to restore protections struck down by Supreme Court  The Washington Post

Rights Restoration Coalition Looks To Florida Clemency Board Reforms  WFSU

Iowa governor says she will issue executive order restoring felons' voting rights  CNN

Hoosier gun rights are fully restored following felony record expungement, attorney general says

$118,500 African American Civil Rights grant to restore two historic structures - News, opinion, resources  Shepherdstown Chronicle

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

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

Class Action Could Restore Voting Rights of Former Felons in Florida  Orlando Weekly

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

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

Gov. Andy Beshear restores voting rights to more than 140,000 nonviolent Kentucky felons  Courier Journal

Court rules against Florida on felon voting rights  WWSB

Many Virginians with a felony may have their right to vote restored and not know it  WVIR

Lawsuit concerning voting rights restoration in Florida goes to trial  Ballotpedia News

Civil rights groups sue North Carolina over felon voting restrictions  NBC News

Florida Voting Rights Law Has Rocky Rollout For Felons  NPR

Next LGBTQ rights legal battle looms after Supreme Court victory  Reuters

Florida Clemency Panel Gives Felons Path to Regain Vote  U.S. News & World Report

Florida Law Restricting Felon Voting Is Unconstitutional, Judge Rules  The New York Times

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

Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning  ABC27

Gov. DeSantis vows to appeal court decision restoring felons' voting rights  Orlando Weekly

Amendment 4′s top advocate isn’t celebrating this week. Here’s why.  Tampa Bay Times

Florida Voted to Give 1.4 Million Felons the Right to Vote. It Hasn’t Gone Smoothly  The Wall Street Journal

Voting Rights Restoration

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis makes 'very, very unusual' request to appeal to voting rights decision  Orlando Weekly

On Pride Sunday, Governor Cuomo Announces Applications for the Restoration of Honor Act Now Open to Help Veterans Denied Honorable Discharge due to Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

AG opinion: Indiana gun rights restored after expungements  Indiana Lawyer

7 Years of Gutting Voting Rights

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Restores Voting Rights To Felons  Here And Now

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

Not Letting Felons Vote Damages Democracy for All Citizens  Justia Verdict

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

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

Editorial: A discouraging call by Florida Supreme Court on felon voting  Palm Beach Post

Civil rights leader: 'Once a person has paid their debt to society, they should be able to vote'  Florida Phoenix

Felons voting rights front and center at MLK Day march  WCTV

Commentary: Stripping voting rights from felons is about politics, not punishment  Press Herald

DeSantis urges federal court to put felon voting rights ruling on hold  Tampa Bay Times

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

Justices weigh Florida felon's voting rights dispute  Tallahassee Democrat

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

Bertha Williams Library receives a nearly half-million dollar grant for restoration/preservation  Montgomery Advertiser

Washington considers faster pathways to restoring rights after felony convictions  Crosscut

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

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

Federal grant to aid Hamtramck Stadium restoration  Ballpark Digest

Charles Town receives grant to restore two historical buildings  Martinsburg Journal

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

Virginia Gov. Northam restores voting rights to felons  The Fulcrum

Catching Up: Man whose Wisconsin pardon was rejected in Georgia gets gun rights restored

Activists question why it's taking the governor so long to restore felon voting rights  Local 5 -

New Jersey Governor Signs Bills Restoring Voting Rights To More Than 80000 People  NPR

Felon Rights Advocates Travel To Tallahassee for Advocacy Day  Bay News 9

DeSantis and Cabinet revise clemency rule – Florida Courier  Florida Courier

Miles College receives $500K grant to restore historic building  Bham Now

Mississippi felons push court to restore voting rights  The Associated Press

Coronavirus, Location Tracking, and Civil Liberties

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