Episode 21



October 8th, 2019

15 mins 17 secs

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About this Episode

A new law setting up a process to restore voting rights for former felons is being challenged in federal court. Amendment 4 was supposed to make the process easier, but ACLU lawyers say the implementation law is undermining it

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— Gov. Ron DeSantis proposes boosting the minimum salary for teachers to more than $47,000. The teacher’s union says it's nice to have a Governor who appears to be listening to their concerns, but they still have some questions.

— Two South Florida lawmakers filed bills requiring background checks to purchase ammunition.

Noah Pransky reports on an online sex-sting by the Sarasota Sheriff’s Department that raises troubling questions about just how far cybercops go to try to set someone up and make an arrest. One of the suspects arrested during a sex sting last month was a 62-year-old man who committed suicide after his arrest.

— A 36-year-old Escambia County man is accused of breaking into a woman's home and holding her hostage while he masturbated and tried on some of her baby's clothing.