5.85 Million Barred from Voting

“The United States maintains a shortsighted and punitive set of laws, some of them dating back to Reconstruction, denying the vote to people who have committed felonies. They will bar about 5.85 million people from voting in this year’s election.” Read more from the November 4, 2012 New York Times editorial, including reference to a recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision here.


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