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A bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers is looking to create an alternative to restore the rights of former inmates.

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Florida lawmakers are voting on legislation Thursday that would allow more religious expression in public schools. Bill sponsors said not allowing students and school employees to talk about their religions violates the First Amendment. But critics say these bills force Christian beliefs on others.