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Crist urged to hasten rights restoration



The ACLU and other groups staged a statewide demonstration today to urge a swifter restoration of civil rights for felons. Gov. Charlie Crist issued an executive order in 2007 allowing civil rights restoration, including voting rights, for some nonviolent felons. But groups say there is nothing automatic about the process. More here. Video: Tallahassee resident David Money, 40, discusses his struggles for restoration. He was convicted of marijuana manufacturing charges in 1994. Video by Alex Leary.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 7:31pm]


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