Republicans introduced a bill that would make it a felony for doctors to perform operations or administer hormone therapy to transgender youth.
The rapper's misdemeanor charges have been upgraded.
Thousands of Georgia residents are cut off from voting due to a vaguely worded law that state election officials interpret in the strictest possible manner.
Alabama's Human Life Protection Act would make it a felony to perform abortions, even in cases involving incest -- a crime with a lesser penalty.
Critics say the measure is akin to a poll tax and violates the will of voters, who recently lifted the state's lifetime voting ban for people with felonies.
Florida House Approves Measure Requiring People To Repay Criminal Fines And Fees Before They Can Vote
Critics say the legislation amounts to a poll tax and violates a constitutional amendment that voters overwhelmingly approved in November to allow people with felonies to vote.
Several candidates said voting rights should be restored to people released from prison. None said they support the right of felons to vote while incarcerated.
Spacey, charged with felony indecent assault, doesn't want to go to his arraignment hearing.
"It’s real basic constitutional rights 101,” said Rep. Gwen Moore, the legislation's sponsor.
People like Mason with felony convictions can’t vote. Why is that?