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Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


March 28

SunSentinel on an amendment to restore voting rights for ex-felons in Florida:

The issue is simple, really. It's a matter of fairness.

If you commit a felony, you do your time and you pay your debt to society, you should have a chance to get back on your feet without obstacles thrown at you.

The battle for ex-felons' rights in Florida is about fairness.

There is still a long way to go, but former felons are one step closer to having their rights restored in Florida.

We can only hope the bid to have rights restored is successful. Most other states have seen fit to restore felons'...