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Having a conviction should not be a bar to voting in the US | Bruce Reilly

PUBLISHED July 23, 2012

With another presidential election approaching, there is growing discussion about the fact that up to 6 million American citizens have been disenfranchised (pdf) ? many for life ? due to a felony conviction. They (along with millions more who can vote) were never told that their voting rights would be lost, suspended or ? perhaps ? restored; or that, even years after release and re-integration, moving across a state line could subject them to this cycle all over again.

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