New Florida Clemency Law AGAIN carves out persons convicted of a sex offense.

Earlier today the Florida Clemency Board voted to automatically restore most civil rights stripped from felons once they have completed their sentences, including court-ordered financial obligations. Felons who meet the criteria for restoration of rights still won’t have the right to own, possess or use firearms, but they will be able to to serve on a jury and hold public office.“I believe that those who have had their voting rights restored under Amendment 4, it makes sense to also restore the other civil rights,” DeSantis said.

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