Mississippi case pushes to restore felons’ voting rights
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether Mississippi laws that permanently bar certain former felons from voting unless they can get their rights restored through what advocates say is a difficult process are unconstitutional. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Mississippi, six former convicted felons are […]
An executive order signed by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear restored the voting rights of more than 100,000 convicted felons in the Bluegrass state. However, there are exceptions to the rule, more than..