Millions of people with felonies can now vote after widespread reform. Most don’t know it.  USA TODAY

Minnesota courts again turn back push to restore felon voting rights  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Lake County event helps people secure voting rights provided by 2018's Amendment 4  Daily Commercial

Court takes aim at concealed carry licensing procedures  WWSB

Court of appeals rules Florida improperly denied concealed-carry license for former felon  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Deadline approaching to submit ideas on early plans for Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument  Alabama NewsCenter

Ground broken on restorations at historic Selma church  WSFA

Minnesota Appeals court deals setback to voting restoration push  Brainerd Dispatch

Selma Alabama's Brown Chapel AME Church Hosted Groundbreaking Ceremony For Restoration - Alabama News  Alabama News Network

Cherokee County Title VI Policy Statement  Cherokee County

July 10 Deadline to Submit Ideas for Civil Rights Monument  Birmingham Times

The fight for civil rights can't end with Juneteenth  The Diamondback

Civil rights restored to more than 69,000 Virginians  WDBJ7

Florida clemency board approves automatic restoration of felons’ civil rights  Orlando Sentinel

ACLU of Alabama report reveals sharp decrease in pardons granted in Alabama

Senate GOP to Filibuster Restoration of Voting Rights Protections  Democracy Now!

How Title IX Transformed Women's Sports  History

March On Announces Historic "March On For Voting Rights," In Partnership With MLK Jr's Drum Major Institute, SEIU, National Action Network And Future Coalition, To Take Place On 58th Anniversary Of MLK's March On Washington  PRNewswire

Florida's New Clemency Process Is A 'Huge' Marker Of Progress, Says Civil Rights Leader  WLRN

Sen. Perry files bill to grant full restoration of civil rights to non-violent offenders  WCJB

HUD takes first step to restore fair housing rule  HousingWire

How to Restore and Strengthen the Voting Rights Act

Murphy Introduces the Campus Free Speech Restoration Act  Congressman Greg Murphy

Civil Rights Groups Plan Initiative for Restoring Voting Rights

Tulsa, Juneteenth, Stonewall: Rethinking and Restoring History  Babson Thought & Action

Supreme Court justice signals openness to allowing religious beliefs to trump LGBTQ rights in hiring  San Francisco Chronicle

Florida’s Clemency Board didn’t actually do much to help felons regain the right to vote | Column  Tampa Bay Times

A Conversation With Neil Volz About Restoring The Civil Rights Of People Who've Served Time In Prison  WMFE

Brown Chapel AME in Selma starts $1.3 million renovation, Gov. Ivey to visit

Collateral Consequences and the Enduring Nature of Punishment

Torry Nelson for St. Pete Mayor  Bay News 9

Kresge Library fundraiser features reading of 'Alabama Story' -2021 - OU Libraries - News - OU Magazine  News at OU

Florida could reinstate felons' right to bear arms under proposed bill  Orlando Weekly

The EU Should Honor Its Commitments to Human Rights in Burundi  Human Rights Watch

Northam says thousands of former inmates in Virginia to have voting rights restored

In an unusual legal settlement, Philly jails to pay out $125,000 to community bail funds  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Florida denies full pardon to Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade  Tampa Bay Times

Virginia Democrats push to end constitutional rule stripping felons of voting rights  Virginia Mercury

Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to 69K Ex-Felons  NBC4 Washington

North Carolina bill seeks to shorten felons' wait to restore gun rights  The Center Square

Virginia Democrats Divided On Restoring Voting Rights For Felons  DCist

“LGBTQ+ Need Not Apply”  The Regulatory Review

Voting rights advocate Desmond Meade to receive 2021 Brown Democracy Medal | Penn State University  Penn State News

McAuliffe near the top in restoring ex-felon voting rights  PolitiFact

Kan. Senators help stop Pres. Biden's signature voting bill Posted Jun 22, 2021  Salina Post

I Was Just Denied Clemency in the State of Florida. I'm One of Many People With Past Convictions Living Without My Full Civil Rights  TIME

After California restores felon voting rights, activists see growing national trend  NBC News

NC Rep. Murphy's Campus Free Speech and Restoration Act aims to send 1st Amendment back to school  Fox News

Civil rights restored to more than 20,000 ex-felons, Northam says  WWBT NBC12 News

Same-Sex Foster Care Ruling Punts Impact on Job Bias, Religion  Bloomberg Law

Equality Act could put more churches at risk of lawsuits over gay rights  Deseret News

Gov. Inslee signs bill to restore voting rights to Washington parolees  NBC News

Jackson artist works on restoration of historic Civil Rights site in Memphis  WLBT

Debate over Myanmar upends start to UN rights body session  The Associated Press

RFK Human Rights, ISLA, and Coalition of Immigrant Rights Groups File DHS Complaint Urging an End to the Horrific Conditions and Abuse at Pine Prairie ICE Processing Center  PRNewswire

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition kicks off statewide bus tour in Jacksonville

More People With Felony Convictions Can Vote, but Roadblocks Remain  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Clemency rule change a good start, but more needs to be done | Opinion  Tallahassee Democrat

Op-Ed: Rep. Fitzpatrick's 'Equality Act' support betrays pro-life position  Bucks County Courier Times

Va. House panel expands felon rights proposal to allow voting after release  Virginia Mercury

Group Leads the Restoration of the SS Columbia  Spectrum News

DeSantis' clemency revamp will wipe out a backlog of thousands of Florida felons' cases awaiting review  Orlando Weekly

Pride at the Capitol + SEIU gives big check for Newsom + CalChamber calls for tax credits  Sacramento Bee

Fight For The Future: New GAO Report Confirms: FOSTA-SESTA Has Been A Disaster – InsuranceNewsNet  Insurance News Net

Celebrate freedom to live faith publicly, work to protect it, says bishop  Angelus News

Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Felon Voting Limits – Courthouse News Service  Courthouse News Service

President Biden's new Executive Order Expands voting rights and honors Civil Rights Leaders  Fox 4

Voting rights, clemency imbalances show racism still exists | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

President Biden Announces 17 Key Nominations | The White House

Voting Rights Restoration A Good Step But New York Must End Blanket Disenfranchisement  Gotham Gazette

Kentucky restored voting rights to 178,000 with felonies. That's not far enough, advocates say  Courier Journal

A narrow victory for religious freedom over gay equality  Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Williamsburg man spent nearly 3 decades in prison. Now, he’s celebrating after having his rights restored.  Daily Press

'Free The Vote' tour bus brings voting info to felons in Kissimmee  News 13 Orlando

EDITORIAL: Incarcerated felons shouldn't get to vote

Biden searches for attorney general to restore Justice Dept.’s independence, refocus on civil rights  The Washington Post

Rembrandt's huge 'Night Watch' gets bigger thanks to AI  Bay News 9

Fitzpatrick Introduces Campus Free Speech Legislation

'Free the Vote' bus tour making stop in Eustis this weekend  Daily Commercial

Former Virginia Prisoners Prepare to Vote in First Elections | Virginia News  U.S. News & World Report

In 2018, Florida enfranchised former felons. They’re still fighting for the right to vote.  The Washington Post

Working to restore voting rights to returning citizens ahead of the general election  Southern Poverty Law Center

Civil Rights Group Demands Action by State of Louisiana to Remedy Violations of Federal Voting Rights Law  PRNewswire

ACLU appeals dismissal of lawsuit over voting rights for Minnesota felons  MinnPost

Florida denies Amendment 4 advocate Desmond Meade full pardon - 60 Minutes  CBS News

Ex-Felons in Florida Must Pay Fines Before Voting, Appeals Court Rules  The New York Times

A.G. Gaston Motel, a piece of Birmingham civil rights history, being restored  WIAT -

Bill giving those with felonies the right to vote is introduced in Washington Legislature  Seattle Times

Fundraising Efforts Continue For Restoration of Juanita Craft House  Spectrum News

Pardons, Firearm Rights, and Commutations | Iowa Governor  Governor Kim Reynolds

How Republicans Undermined Ex-Felon Voting Rights in Florida  The New York Times

Gov. restores rights of nearly 70000 felons  Richmond Free Press

Voting rights restoration  Richmond Free Press

Vintage Greyhound bus is restored to commemorate the Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary  CNN

Congressional Restoration of Tribal Civil Jurisdiction  The Regulatory Review

A new website allows 152,000 Kentucky felons to see if their voting rights were restored  Courier Journal

Convicted felon advocates for restoration of civil rights - Wink News  Wink News

Voting Rights Restoration Gives Felons a Voice in More States  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Timeline: Effort to restore former felons voting rights in Florida  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Nyack Sketch Log: Local Connection to Juneteenth at Mount Moor and St. Philips  NyackNewsAndViews