Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tag: disenfrachisement of ex-cons

Voting is Seen as a ‘Privilege’ Not...

Voting is seen as one of the most sacred rights bestowed to an American citizen. That right has been challenged or taken for granted,...

Undoing Mass Incarceration: 6 Million People Disenfranchised...

President Obama has made criminal justice reform and the dismantling of the prison-industrial complex his defining legacy.  But apparently, America’s system of Jim Crow...

Prisoner Caste System: New California Policy Could...

An additional 60,000 Californians may now cast ballots in the next election. That’s because last week Secretary of State Alex Padilla reversed a policy...

Move to Restore Voting Rights to Former...

With the introduction yesterday of a new bill in Congress that would restore voting rights in federal elections to nearly 4.4 million former convicts, many...