Editorial: Quit fighting, Gov. DeSantis. Accept courts' wisdom and let Florida's felons vote
Considering that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a Harvard-educated lawyer, it’s taking him much too long to grasp a resoundingly clear message from the courts on a key voting rights issue.A state law that requires felons to pay all costs before they can vote, without regard for their ability to pay, violates the U.S. Constitution. It’s an obvious injustice. So after yet another legal defeat, governor, do the right thing. Let people vote and quit wasting Florida taxpayers’ money.U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle issued the latest decision in Tallahassee, Fla., on Sunday. In an exhaustive 125-page...