Barring felons from voting sounds tough on crime, but it’s quietly destroying American communities — Quartz

This election, 6.1 million Americans were unable to vote because of their criminal convictions. Many US citizens consider the right to vote one of our most fundamental–we fought a war over representation, after all—but they do not realize that a felony conviction, in many states, can cause a citizen to lose that fundamental right, even…

via Barring felons from voting sounds tough on crime, but it’s quietly destroying American communities — Quartz

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