As we enjoy our holidays, let us reflect on our incarcerated and traumatized veterans and how We the American People may better understand the burdens of combat and the moral costs of warfare.
Felon Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
The restoration of Kentucky felon voting rights is a major win for democracy in red state
Juvenile life-sentences, decades of solitary confinement among abuse cited in inhuman prison system
New bill introduced to Congress seeks to enfranchise 4.5 million with national felon voting rights
Felon voting advocates backing far-reaching Democracy Restoration Act looking to restore rights
Criminalizing someone like Hasan who came from a challenging background, abuse and poverty instead of giving people like him the help they need is a clear sign that the system we live in is completely inhumane
In star-studded Oscar night performance, rapper Common and singer John Legend voting rights support grounds overly lavish ceremony in reality of America
African-American community reels from officer court ruling as Ferguson protests spread nationwide
State law determines lack of prisoner’s rights by prohibiting Tennessee and Florida felon voting
Disconnect of southern African-Americans and government result of racially based voter suppression