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It’s election year again and nobody cares

By Ezekiel Caligiuri
Guest Commentator


Conclusion of a three-part commentary


There are voter’s rights advocacy groups in Minnesota and around the country working hard to further restore felons’ rights to vote, but less of a push to reinstate those presently incarcerated for felony convictions, and even misdemeanor convictions in eight states. There are some that believe rights should only be restored after release. This supposes it is harder to advocate for us while we are still in a cell, than when the cell is opened. If prisoners were allowed to vote it wouldn’t undermine anything or throw society into chaos. It might even make America, which houses 25 percent of the world’s prisoners (more than any country in the world), a little more in line with the values it framed for itself in its creation. Continue Reading →

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