ACLU of Florida Statement on Release of The Sentencing Project’s Report on the Impact of Felon Disfranchisement Laws
MIAMI, FL. - Washington D.C.-based research organization The Sentencing Project today published a report, 6 Million Lost Voters, on the impact of laws banning people with past felony convictions from voting. Responding to the publication of the report, ACLU of Florida Executive Director Howard Simon stated:
"Today’s release of the study by The Sentencing Project demonstrates once again that the impact of disfranchisement laws is greatest in Florida.