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New Measure Passes in Florida That Has Former Felons Tickled Pink

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One of the major issues on the ballot for Florida voters on Tuesday was Amendment 4, which would restore a former felon’s right to vote in elections if they had already served their full sentence and were not convicted of murder or sexual crimes.

Where’s what the new amendment actually says:

This amendment restores the voting rights of Floridians with felony convictions after they complete all terms of their sentence including parole or probation. The amendment would not apply to those convicted of murder or sexual offenses, who would continue to be permanently barred from voting unless the Governor and Cabinet vote to restore their voting rights on a case by case basis.

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Before this ballot initiative passed, felons in Florida could only have their rights restored by appealing to the governor. However, in February a federal judge ruled that it was unconstitutional to leave this decision to the sole discretion of a partisan politician. During his two terms in office, former Gov. and now Sen.-elect Rick Scott had restored the voting rights of roughly 3,000 felons who had served out their sentences. His predecessor, Democrat Charlie Crist, had granted this right to 150,000 felons during his single term in office.

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CNN, citing data from the nonprofit Sentencing Project, estimates that this new ruling could make 1.5 million more people eligible to vote. To put that in context, 13 million Floridians registered to vote for the 2018 midterm elections. 64.47 percent of the 7.9 million people who voted on this measure voted in favor of it. This amendment received support both from liberal groups like the American Civil Liberties Union, and rom Freedom Partners, which is funded by libertarian billionaire Charles Koch.

This is one of those issues that a lot of folks on both sides of the aisle are split on. Many folks, both Democrat and Republican, feel that if you commit a felony there are serious, long lasting consequences, which includes the forfeiture of the right to have a say in who governs you and what kind of laws are passed.

Others feel that every human being has a God-given right to decide who governs over them, regardless of whether or not they may have made some bad choices in the past.

At the core of the issue is whether or not a human being should be punished indefinitely for making a one time mistake. These are individuals who didn’t commit violent crimes. Should they be denied the right to vote forever due to that one offense?

Or have they paid their debt to society and thus should be restored as full citizens? It seems more consistent with conservative values to say that a person who has paid their debt to society and didn’t commit a violent crime should be restored to full citizenship.

If rehabilitation is really the goal of prison time, that’s the only outcome that makes sense.

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‘Tremendous Cheating’ – Trump Says Another GOP President Will Never Be Elected (Video)

He’s probably right.

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Aside from the copious amounts of voter fraud during the 2020 election, Joe Biden plans to give amnesty to over 11 million illegal aliens. That just means more votes for the Democrat Party. So, combine cheating with the illegal vote and the shredding of the Constitution, and you have a scenario where no Republican ever becomes president again. Not a hard concept to fathom – and Democrats know it. POTUS said, “It’s not like you’re going to change my mind. In other words, my mind will not change in six months. There was tremendous cheating here. Boxes were brought in. The mail-in vote is a disaster. By the way, if Republicans allow it to happen, you’ll never have another Republican elected in the history of this country at a Senate level or at a presidential level. You’ll never or at the House level. Mail-in voting is a total disaster.” VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FQgrlmD3ls&feature=emb_title Let’s hope Trump’s legal team finds the goods. America is literally at stake. A Biden/Harris administration would cripple the country in a way that may cause permanent damage, similar to Obamacare – but on steroids!

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Joe Biden’s Injury More Serious Than Initially Reported, Fractured Foot Playing With Dog

He’ll need a boot for weeks!

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At first, it was reported that the man who can’t string along a coherent sentence merely twisted his ankle while playing with his dog. Apparently, that wasn’t the whole story. Go figure. Here’s the deal, via Daily Wire: “President-elect Joe Biden sustained a sprain of his right foot,” Biden’s doctor, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, initially said in a statement on Sunday evening. “Initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no obvious fracture and he will be getting an additional CT for more detailed imaging.” […] However followup tests revealed that Biden, 78, sustained fractures in his foot from the fall he sustained while playing with one of his dogs. Here’s some Biden-related randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/1333212556283011072 https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1333209126504079360 https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/1333206074241871872 https://twitter.com/Christinefor24/status/1333206487645245440 https://twitter.com/GovHowardDean/status/1333208292642992130 https://twitter.com/MichaelTanuvasa/status/1333202781876801538

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