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Obama judge strikes down parts of Florida's voting laws

Published in Blog on April 01, 2022 by Article V Patriot

Who should decide how Florida runs its elections?

For most freedom-loving Americans, the answer is obvious: Floridians.

But the federal government has other ideas. A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama in 2012 just struck down portions of Florida's election laws and implied that those laws are racist.

“This Court finds that the Legislature enacted some of SB 90’s provisions with the intent to discriminate against Black voters,” wrote Judge Mark E. Walker of Federal District Court in Tallahassee. He opined, “There are those who suggest that we live in a post-racial society. … But that is simply not so.”

Specifically, judge Walker ruled that local campaign officials may not enforce the following in Florida's election law:

  • A provision that limited the use of ballot drop boxes to early voting hours, unless they’re in a supervisor’s office, and required the boxes to be manned at all times;
  • A requirement that third-party groups issue a warning when trying to register voters, including telling voters that their registration application might not be turned in before the voter registration deadline or within the required 14 days.
  • A provision that changed the rules around the “no-solicitation zone” around a polling site to prohibit “any activity with the intent to influence or effect of influencing a voter.”

The federal government would like nothing more than to take over all elections in our country. That's why they've introduced overreaching legislation disguised as "voting rights" protections, and that's why officials like judge Walker seek at every turn to overturn state election laws. 

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