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U.S. Attorney General: Let Ex-Convicts Vote

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder campaigned Tuesday for broader reforms to the U.S. penal code, including allowing ex-convicts to regain the right to vote after serving jail terms. Reiterating his goal of reducing the population of crowded U.S. jails, Holder called for an overhaul of laws restricting the civic rights of people […]

February 12, 2014

U.S. Attorney General: Let Ex-Convicts Vote

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday argued convicts who have served their jail terms should have their civic rights re-instated, so they can vote and fully re-insert themselves in society. “Across this country today, an estimated 5.8 million Americans -– 5.8 million of our fellow citizens –- are prohibited from voting because […]

February 11, 2014