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Prisoners should have the right to vote

Continuing to disenfranchise our prisoners corrupts British identity.

Little headway has been made in implementing prisoner’s right to vote since the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the UK must adopt universal suffrage.

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David Cameron

Restricted Votes: Prison and Conviction Disenfranchisement

Reading through the latest issue of Bitch Magazine, an interesting article about felony disenfranchisement (Stolen Elections: How Convictions Keep Americans from Voting by Victoria Law) made me think. 273 more words

National

Christie Slams Hillary Clinton For Suggestions That GOP Disenfranchises Voters

CONCORD, N.H. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday was among the Republicans who struck back Friday against Hillary Rodham Clinton’s suggestions that they have attempted to disenfranchise voters systematically. 570 more words

News

Thank You Governor Larry Hogan

Thank you for working so diligently to improve Maryland in ways in which you see fit. Understandably, holding the position of governor is a largely involved and tasking duty. 459 more words

Excessive Concentration Of Wealth In A Society Is Destructive

One of the laws of history is that wealth tends to concentrate upward in the hands of the privileged few, rather than gently trickle down to the households of the many.   1,077 more words

Thought

What about a Whites…. Blank

It’s odd when those in power and privilege act like the victims out of the minority’s miniscule piece of the pie. If there is a minority rally, why can’t there be a white pride rally? 387 more words

“Civil Death”: Florida’s Criminal Disenfranchisement

The Honorable Rick Scott

Tallahassee, Florida

Dear Governor Scott:

Belated congratulations on your reelection in November. I don’t write to every governor, but as a non-resident, property-tax-payer who spends about half the year in the Sunshine State (summers too – I’m not just a snowbird!), I feel our connection. 1,074 more words

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