Former felons in Florida still fighting for voting rights

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Florida voters in 2018 overwhelmingly approved a proposition to allow roughly 1.5 million felons in the state to be given back their right to vote. But the COVID-19 pandemic and a controversial law put in place by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis could jeopardize many of these returning citizens’ ability to vote in the 2020 election. Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition joined CBSN to break down the latest in the fight for reenfranchisement.

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