New Law Would Restore Voting Rights to Ex-Felons

Congress is considering legislation to restore federal voting rights to former prisoners. “The right to vote is the most basic constitutive act of citizenship,” according to the measure, SB 772, introduced March 18 and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. “An estimated 5,850,000 citizens of the United States, or about 1 in 40 adults … Continue reading New Law Would Restore Voting Rights to Ex-Felons