Felon voting rights remain a controversial reform among many but a key revelation from the report is that mass incarceration of African-Americans is historically tied to the issue.
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Felony disenfranchisement, determined separately by each state, is the practice of prohibiting people from voting based on the fact that they have been convicted of a criminal offence. Felon voting rights remain a controversial reform among many. Also see our section on American democracy and our Voter Access articles.
A grassroots campaign to amend Florida’s constitution to restore the voting rights of upwards of 1.5 million
The breadth and depth of Florida’s disenfranchisement of its residents represent a radical departure from the norm
If the Republican party in Alabama thinks that felons are to blame for their loss they should take a look in the mirror and do some self-reflecting. What is truly required is for them to rethink their strategy.
Thousands of felons may have registered to vote in the weeks leading up to the Alabama Senate
Alabama state Gov. Kay Ivey has just passed a bill that will restore voting rights to thousands
Bee explores how Florida’s felon voting ban compares with other states in her usual comedic style
An old unjust law might finally be changed as define legislature to define crimes of moral turpitude
The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments to extend voting rights to the state’s felons
Push get a constitutional amendment for voting rights to ex-felons reaches Florida Supreme Court