Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Felon Vote

Roger Clegg, of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has written two essays on the issue of restoring voting rights to felons.

An excerpt from his New York Times essay:

It’s claimed that, once released, felons should be re-enfranchised because they have “paid their debt to society.” But this phrase is misleading, since in many respects we don’t ignore a criminal past – for example, in allowing someone to buy a gun.

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