Civil rights groups sue Detroit over water shutoffs  Michigan Radio

Supreme Court birth control ruling shows how civil rights and abortion access will be limited  NBC NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

HHS Finalizes Rule on Section 1557 Protecting Civil Rights in Healthcare, Restoring the Rule of Law, and Relieving Americans of Billions in Excessive Costs  MyChesCo

NAACP leader decries DeSantis voting rights stands  South Florida Sun Sentinel

A poll tax by any other name  Facing South

Florida voters with felony convictions ask justices to intervene in voting-rights dispute  SCOTUSblog

Civil Rights Attys Fear Religious Turn At High Court  Law360

The Fight To Vote Part 2: History Of Florida's Voter Disenfranchisement  WFSU

Iowa governor says she will issue executive order restoring felons' voting rights  CNN

The Future of Amendment 4 Moves to Appeals Court  WLRN

Next LGBTQ rights legal battle looms after Supreme Court victory  Reuters

Activists question why it's taking the governor so long to restore felon voting rights  Local 5 -

Voters league starts push to register eligible felons - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

Felons’ voting rights in limbo again after federal appeals court ruling  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

For presidents, playing white backlash politics like Donald Trump is a choice  The Washington Post

Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Joins 'Ahimsa' Documentary (EXCLUSIVE)  News Lagoon

Formerly Disenfranchised Kentucky Voters Cast Their Ballots  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Atlanta Mourns Rayshard Brooks in a Sanctuary Imbued With Civil Rights History  The New York Times

Meet Des Moines' civil rights organizers  Des Moines Register

Symposium: LGBT rights and religious freedom—finding a better way  SCOTUSblog

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis makes 'very, very unusual' request to appeal to voting rights decision  Orlando Weekly

Florida to Appeal Federal Judge's Ruling: Can Outstanding Fines Prevent Ex-Felons from Voting?  Florida Political Review

U.S. Supreme Court Extends Title VII Protections to LGBTQ Employees  JD Supra

Achieving Equity for Women in STEM  Lab Manager Magazine

ANALYSIS — Gorsuch hinted to stay tuned for more religious freedoms and gay rights |  Mississippi Business Journal

Orlando Magic to voters: Get off the bench and in the game  Orlando Sentinel

Top Dems Push So-Called 'Equality Act' That Guts Religious Freedom, Treats Biblical Beliefs Like 'Racist Bigotry'  CBN News

Supreme Court's LGBTQ ruling could have 'broad implications,' legal experts say  NBC News

Native Charlestonian Jade Simmons Running For President 2020

'Tone-deaf' mural on Lake Street Kmart removed  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Catholic Priest Demands Executions Halt During Pandemic  Bloomberg Law

When Is It Time to Claim Victory in the Gay Rights Struggle?  New York Magazine

Brutality erodes civil rights  Daily Nation

Biden seeks restoration of peoples’ rights in Kashmir; disappointed with CAA, NRC  The Hindu

Coronavirus and Europe's New Political Fissures  Carnegie Europe

Gun-violence prevention organizations launch voter rights campaign  CNN

Why It's Legal for Religious Institutions to Discriminate Against LGBTQ Employees — and Why That Might Change  pride

As protests continue in Tampa and St. Pete, voting becomes a focus  Tampa Bay Times

Trump or Biden? The Potential Impact of the US Election on India  Future Directions International


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

Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them

Senate vote on Equality Act blocked by Republican citing JK Rowling  Washington Blade

Screen Grabs: Build your own silent film festival | 48 hills  48 Hills

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

Mayes: Protect democracy with Voting Rights Act, mail ballots  San Antonio Express-News

Family waits for answers after man dies in shooting involving five Tampa officers  Tampa Bay Times

'We are ready and willing to act': Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law banning most chokeholds, addressing police misconduct  Des Moines Register

‘Watershed moment’: Will removal of Confederate monuments lead to lasting change in Alabama?

How did we forget Lucy Dawidowicz?  Forward

Telling It Like It Is  Salt Lake City Weekly

Bruce's Beach: Is a plaque enough to address Manhattan Beach's history, repay Black ancestors' loss?  Beach Reporter

Federal Trial Set To Begin Over Florida Felon Voting Rights Law  NPR

Buddhist priest sues to halt inmate's federal execution because of coronavirus risk  NBC News

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition group advocates for clemency reform at Capitol  WTXL ABC 27

PolitiFact Florida: In 2019, few felons got their voting rights back through clemency board  Tampa Bay Times

Q&A: Tennessee State Museum art and architecture curator Jim Hoobler  Tennessean

Nikki Fried calls on Florida's Republican-dominated cabinet to 'do our jobs' and restore felons' civil rights  Orlando Weekly

BC Political Scientist Receives APSA Pritchett Award  Boston College Chronicle

Kentucky Confederate statue removal reveals evidence of Jim Crow past  The Guardian

US should lead, not lecture, on China's crackdown in Hong Kong  CNN

Opinion: Commentary: Preventing the Callous in Young Black America  Virginia Connection Newspapers

Hoosier gun rights are fully restored following felony record expungement, attorney general says

U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal over Restitution of the Guelph Treasure & Other Stories  JD Supra

House passes voting rights bill to restore protections struck down by Supreme Court  The Washington Post

Gov. Andy Beshear restores voting rights to more than 140,000 nonviolent Kentucky felons  Courier Journal

$118,500 African American Civil Rights grant to restore two historic structures - News, opinion, resources  Shepherdstown Chronicle

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

In their footsteps: Cleveland Restoration Society plans civil rights trail with historical markers  freshwatercleveland

NJ Primary Elections 2020: Spotlight on Hamm, Sen. Booker's Primary Opponent  NJ Spotlight

Rights Restoration Coalition Looks To Florida Clemency Board Reforms  WFSU

Gorsuch's Razor  The American Interest

Many Virginians with a felony may have their right to vote restored and not know it  WVIR

Class Action Could Restore Voting Rights of Former Felons in Florida  Orlando Weekly

Landmarks Illinois celebrates restoration of former civil rights leader's home on Martin Luther King Day  PRNewswire

In 2019, few Florida felons got their voting rights back through clemency board  PolitiFact

Iowa governor clears voting rights restoration backlog in final hours before the caucuses  Des Moines Register

Florida Voting Rights Law Has Rocky Rollout For Felons  NPR

Florida Clemency Panel Gives Felons Path to Regain Vote  U.S. News & World Report

Court rules against Florida on felon voting rights  WWSB

Sofia Richie Wears Hoodie From Scott Disick's Clothing Line  News Lagoon

Florida Moves One Step Closer To Restoring Voting Rights To All Formerly Incarcerated Individuals  Essence

Florida Law Restricting Felon Voting Is Unconstitutional, Judge Rules  The New York Times

Civil rights groups sue North Carolina over felon voting restrictions  NBC News

ACLU of Minnesota sues state to restore voter rights for people with felonies  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Lawsuit concerning voting rights restoration in Florida goes to trial  Ballotpedia News

Florida Voted to Give 1.4 Million Felons the Right to Vote. It Hasn’t Gone Smoothly  The Wall Street Journal

Amendment 4′s top advocate isn’t celebrating this week. Here’s why.  Tampa Bay Times

Voting Rights Restoration

Not Letting Felons Vote Damages Democracy for All Citizens  Justia Verdict

Endangered SC civil rights era hotel on Mosquito Beach to be restored  Charleston Post Courier

Felons voting rights front and center at MLK Day march  WCTV

Opinion says Indiana gun rights restored after expungements

Commentary: Stripping voting rights from felons is about politics, not punishment  Press Herald

DeSantis: Non-violent felons should get more than just voting rights restored  Miami Herald

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Restores Voting Rights To Felons  Here And Now

Florida Supreme Court Sides With DeSantis In Felon Voter Rights Case  WUFT

Restoring felon voting rights a 'mess' in battleground Florida  Reuters

Civil rights leader: 'Once a person has paid their debt to society, they should be able to vote'  Florida Phoenix

Bronzeville Home Of Chicago's First Black Alderman, Oscar Stanton De Priest, Restored To Its Former Glory  Block Club Chicago