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If the true aim of rehabilitation is to restore a felon so that he or she can be a law-abiding and productive citizen, then felons must regain and retain their right to vote.
"My right to vote, my political voice, no longer exists. It is as if I have come down with a sort of state-imposed case of civic laryngitis."
The debate over felon disenfranchisement takes place overwhelmingly among those of us whose voting rights remain intact. That's why we're taking you inside the walls of San Quentin
The lawmakers whose declared aim is rehabilitation must realize that disenfranchisement is an obstacle in the path of this goal.
Close to 100 different consequences are connected to felony conviction laws in California. There is no need to disenfranchise citizens as well.
I am fighting and writing so that in future generations all people have a say over what happens in this country.
Before my convictions, the state granted me the right to work, pay state and federal taxes, get a driver’s license, and own a car. But it has never allowed me to vote.
Democrats are finally getting wise to the nature of the Republican Party, and shouldn't let the civility police trick them into unilaterally disarming again.
The lesson of the Kavanaugh fight is for the masses is to mobilize as if their lives and livelihoods depend on it—for many of them, it does.
Everything about the Kavanaugh pick stinks, and senators ignoring the full circumstances of his nomination are hiding like cowards from the obligations of their offices.