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Felon Voting Rights and Democracy

Voting is a human right, and no crime can take it away

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Over five million felons are currently barred from voting in the US. This has severe implications for their rehabilitation as well as for the democratic process.

In 2017, Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander issued an important dissent, in which he argued that…




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Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould

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