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Gun rights restoration is debatedCoalfield.com19 memo from McAuliffe's attorney to the governor, stating that the state constitution does not require that individuals apply for civil rights restoration before they become eligible to receive it. On Oct. 26, Slemp's office filed a response arguing ...

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Pinellas voters set pace as voting rights petitions keep piling upTampabay.comCharlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg, who as governor in 2007 championed a streamlined civil rights restoration process. Crist's successor, Gov. Rick Scott, and his fellow Republicans on the Cabinet scrapped Crist's changes and replaced it with a five-year ...and more »

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Progressives Can't Afford to Ignore VirginiaHuffPostYet another Gillespie attack ad accuses Northam of making it easier for sex offenders to get access to guns, twisting Northam's support for an important civil rights restoration law beyond recognition. Gillespie's message is clear: immigrants, and for ...RealClearPolitics - Election 2017 - Virginia Governor - Gillespie vs. NorthamRealClearPoliticsRC Poll: Northam and Gillespie deadlocked; Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General races also tied | Roanoke ...Roanoke Collegeall 307 news articles »

New York's Highest Court Narrowly Construes New York City Human Rights Law To Bar Disability Discrimination ...LexologyIn 2005, the New York City Council enacted the Local Civil Rights Restoration Act which, among other things, instructed courts to construe the NYCHRL “liberally for the accomplishment of the uniquely broad and remedial purposes thereof, regardless of ...

Louisiana Weekly
Manafort's role in the Republicans' notorious 'Southern Strategy'Louisiana WeeklyHe even vetoed the Civil Rights Restoration Act requiring publicly funded institutions to comply with civil rights laws, though Congress overrode him. The day after the 1984 general election, in which Reagan won a second term in an even more ...

Paul Manafort's Role in the Republicans' Notorious "Southern Strategy"Truth-OutHe even vetoed the Civil Rights Restoration Act requiring publicly funded institutions to comply with civil rights laws, though Congress overrode him. The day after the 1984 general election, in which Reagan won a second term in an even more ...and more »

Thousands of Florida felons wait decades to regain the right to voteMiami HeraldWith its intrusiveness, the civil rights restoration process forces Scott to deal with constituents in a unique way. But he often shows a softer, more human side as he intently poses personal questions. “Do you still drink?” Scott asks. “Do you use ...and more »

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Voting Rights Activists Push For Civil Rights RestorationWFSUWith the primary election fast approaching voting rights activists are raising awareness about men and women who won't be able to participate. They're pushing to restore voting rights for felons who have served their time.and more »

Washington City Paper
Council Poised to Revamp 40-year-old Intellectual Disability LawWashington City PaperNew legislation that the D.C. Council will consider this fall, dubiously named the “Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities Civil Rights Restoration Act,” would change the way the next Leonard entering the system qualifies for care—and is protected ...

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Reagan veto overridden, March 22, 1988PoliticoOn this day in 1988, the House, following the Senate's lead, overrode President Ronald Reagan's veto of the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987. The legislation was grounded in Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination on ...

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